tune2fs, you can adjust the tunable file system parameters on an
ext3 file system. A few performance-related items of note are as follows:
• To disable file system checking, the
-c 0 option sets the maximal mount count to zero.
• The interval between forced checks can be adjusted with the
-m option sets the reserved blocks percentage with a lower value, freeing more space at the expense of
fsck having less space to write any recovered files.
• Decrease the number of superblocks to save space with the
-O sparse_super option. (Modern file systems use this by default.) Always run
e2fsck after you change this value.
• More space can be freed with the
-r option that sets the number of reserved (for ...