Announce: mogilefs-server 2.17

Robin H. Johnson robbat2 at
Sat Jul 14 02:39:02 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jul 13, 2007 at 05:41:41PM -0700, Ask Bj?rn Hansen wrote:
>  On Jul 13, 2007, at 16:27, Robin H. Johnson wrote:
> > Both maxfid and #total are moving targets.
>  Sorta.   But when fsck takes long enough that it really matters it'd be 
>  reasonable/close enough to pretend #total is "the same" or grows at the same 
>  rate as maxfid at least until maxfid is say 3% higher than last #total was 
>  checked.
I've got a simpler fix, that's relevant to partitioning fsck for
parallel anyway.

When starting an fsck, simply snapshot #total and maxfid, as the points
at which the fsck that is being initiated will end. (So files added
after the fsck is started are only checked when the next fsck is

For one of my Mogile domains with 1M files, I have a daily turnover of
300k fids, not evenly distributed. Other installs of Mogile might have
higher turnover rates, but that's why I was looking at the progress

Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux Developer & Council Member
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