[arch-general] Arch's move to systemd integration

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 15:54:42 EDT 2012

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Karol Babioch <karol at babioch.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 22.07.2012 21:26, schrieb Nicholas MIller:
>> Though your(Karol) right, that a few bytes doesn't matter in the days of
>> TB+ hard drives, it might be something worth looking at (how much more
>> space will systemd use/save).  And on some systems (mostly older) it may
>> matter.
> No, it doesn't. A file can't take less space than a single block, which
> defaults to 4k (at least this is what "/etc/mke2fs.conf" tells me). So

In modern filesystems (Btrfs, NTFS, Reiserfs), sufficiently small
files can be stored in the inode itself, taking up zero blocks.

Mantas Mikulėnas

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