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Re: [leafnode-list] texpire isn't working

Thanks Pierre.  I tried removing "notail" from the /var partition, but that 
made it unreadable.  I need to learn more before I fiddle.



On Sunday 24 March 2002 12:48 pm, you wrote:
> On Saturday 23 March 2002 20:16, Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> > OK Matthias.  You were doing so well at reading English that I didn't
> > realize that you weren't fluent.
> >
> > Second question first: the options in /etc/fstab/ for the ReiserFS
> > partitions are:
> > 	reiserfs notail 1 2
> >
> > These are the distro's default settings.  I had no particular reason to
> > choose ReiserFS except that it was available, and the general opinion
> > seemed to be that it was a Good Thing.  I don't really understand it.
> You shouldn't use "notail" on a news spool. If you do, you're losing
> Reiser's big advantage handling small files. The only partition that should
> be mounted notail AFAIK is /boot, but since that's read-only except when
> you install new kernels or frob the bootloader, I don't see a point in
> using Reiser for it.
> My /var is not mounted with the noatime option, but I added -f to the
> texpire command, and it is now working.
> phma

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