JP Vossen on 27 Mar 2008 23:25:51 -0700

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[PLUG] (no)atime redux

Looks like I was a few weeks premature:

relatime (which I'd never heard of before) will ship in Ubuntu 8.04:
Not a typo (Score:5, Informative)
by GerbilSoft (761537) on Friday March 21, @10:51AM (#22819240)
The "relatime" mount option tells the filesystem to update atime only 
when it is older than mtime or ctime. This is better than turning off 
atime entirely, but doesn't have the performance issues of the older 
atime functionality.
"... File systems are now mounted with the relatime mount option by 
default, for improved performance. ..."

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