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Re: [Xen-users] Just some (probably useless) information

On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Brandon Lamb <brandonlamb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> cp file -> file = 11 seconds
> So now I am left with the question of do I use file based images which
> will have slower performance but super fast backup times, or go with a
> lvm -> disk/file for the backup.

I don't think cp does a "sync" by default. Which means in the end of
the 11 seconds some of the data has not been written to disk yet. Try

time (cp file1 file1.bak;sync)


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