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Re: WAL sync behaviour

From: Michael Stone <mstone+postgres(at)mathom(dot)us>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: WAL sync behaviour
Date: 2005-11-10 14:43:09
Message-ID: 20051110144309.GO9905@mathom.us (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 03:25:35PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
>Ah, yes, I forgot -- it's ext3. We're considering simply moving the WAL onto
>a separate partition (with data=writeback and noatime) if that can help us
>any.

There's no reason to use a journaled filesystem for the wal. Use ext2 in
preference to ext3.

Mike Stone

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