Monthly Archives: December 2010

Lessfs-1.2.2.6 is available for download

This release fixes a silly mistake the would lead to freeing a NULL pointer. Oops..

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Lessfs-1.2.2.5 is available for download.

This release improves a part of the cache eviction code in lessfs. When you copy a large number of small files that exceed the read cache size then lessfs needs to remove entries from the cache. In this case the … Continue reading

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Lessfs-1.2.2.3 is available for download

This release improves the performance of copying small files (metadata operations) by at least 30~50%. It now takes only 2.3 seconds to copy my /etc directory over to lessfs where it took 8 seconds with lessfs-1.2.2.2 time cp -ar /etc … Continue reading

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Lessfs performance

ZFS-FUSE, XFS, NTFS3G and LESSFS A PERFORMANCE COMPARISON Introduction Once in a while I run a set of tests to compare Lessfs with other filesystems. The results of these tests are used to determine where lessfs can be improved and … Continue reading

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