This regression is just a change in Ext4.
Sure, but what kernel version are you using? Phoronix have already pointed out very recently that there is a serious ext4 performance regression in the latest kernel (2.6.32) compared to previous releases.
You didn't read previous comments, did you? If Ext3 had different mount options then Ext4 what's the point in such comparison and then you base on what saying Ext4 seems to be going backwards?
Originally Posted by jbrown96 View Post
It's disappointing to see how Ext4 seems to be going backwards. I know that the mount options make a huge difference with ext4, but I haven't really been able to follow them very well. My computer is a laptop, so it has a UPS (the battery) built in. Does anyone know some mount options that would improve performance. I'm not worried about data integrity since I have a battery.