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Re: [Bacula-devel] Accurate file project hash tables


>>>>> On Tue, 25 Mar 2008 14:23:17 -0400, Dan Langille said:
> 
> On Mar 25, 2008, at 12:55 PM, Kern Sibbald wrote:
> 
> > What do you think?  Any other ideas?
> 
> Keep the data on disk.  Utilize the OS file-system caching.
> 
> I don't know what structure to put it in.  But if the file is small,  
> it will fly.
> If the data is large, the OS will do the caching for us and us as much
> RAM as possible.

There is a possible flaw in that logic: the disk cache might be overloaded
already due to the FD reading lots of files/dirs during the backup.

__Martin

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