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Re: RFC: Tuning ext3



* Andreas Dilger <adilger clusterfs com>:

> > E. Use a kernel >= 2.6.19 (patches for extents and 48-bit support,
> > requires Ubuntu 7.04 feisty or Fedora Core 7 or custom kernel) to allow
> > filesystems > 8TB on Intel/AMD chips. [BigFS]
> 
> This means ext4.  I'd suggest including the mballoc and delalloc patches
> from Alex if performance is the driving factor.  There is some risk
> involved in ext4.

I don't understand this: The whole idea was to stay "supported", and
now the OP want's to use hand-built kernels? Why?

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