Date: 2017-06-13
Categories: filesystems

Interesting article on ext4 free space allocation

Link is:

http://people.redhat.com/lczerner/allocator/

Summary: repeatedly rewriting the same file causes ext4 to write to almost all blocks on a drive (rather than reusing old blocks).



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