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RE: [linux-lvm] EXT2 to EXT3 LVM volume on Redhat



> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com 
> [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com] On Behalf Of Aslak 
> 
> Hi again, and thanks for your quick reply!
> 
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Ben Lutgens" <blutgens sistina com>
[big snip]
> >Don't presume that because it's EXT3 that fscks are no longer 
> >necessary. Only thing the journal guarantees is that your metadata 
> >won't become corrupt (i think journal=data mount option fixes this
but 
> >will affect performance and not neccessarily badly). If your
filesystem 
> >has been shutdown cleanly many many times you could still has some 
> >loss. A fsck should take care of that.

Yup journal=data is fantastic; I wouldn't be without it
on the volume that holds the home directories!
I tend to allocate filesystems based on functionality;
tmp gets ext2 cos its fast,
places like /var/spool get XFS cos it can be grown
in a pinch.






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