[arch-dev-public] [Installer] Reserved-Blocks-Percentage
jud at judfilm.net
Wed Oct 15 23:46:38 EDT 2008
On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 21:57:54 -0500
"Aaron Griffin" <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 8:12 PM, Jud <jud at judfilm.net> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Now that the Installer is of interest again, I wanted to ask if
> > this idea could make a better sane default for the Installer's
> > /etc/mke2fs.conf - Meaning when you create and format ext2/3/4
> > (any others?) partitions.
> > -m [reserved-blocks-percentage]
> > "Specify the percentage of the filesystem blocks reserved for the
> > super-user. This avoids fragmentation, and allows root-owned
> > daemons, such as syslogd(8), to continue to function correctly after
> > non-privileged processes are prevented from writing to the
> > filesystem. The default percentage is 5%."
> > Now it seems this reserved space is unavailable to users and now
> > that Hard Drives are massive, this 5% is alot of space.
> > Would the option -m1 or even -m0 be a better sane default?
> > or maybe even user defined?
> Please put this in the bug tracker
Done. FS#11760 - mke2fs.conf Reserved Blocks Percentage
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