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Re: EVMS, LVM, LVM2, XFS, ext3 on FC3



David Kewley wrote on Tuesday 05 October 2004 09:38:
> On to filesystems.  I saw some commentary by Arjan on the RHEL4 beta
> list http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/nahant-beta-list
> suggesting that there is no good, known reason to use XFS in RHEL4
> (and presumably FC3?), because ext3 has been patched to provide
> significantly better performance, and online resize of ext3 is being
> actively worked on.  Indeed those are the two obvious issues that I
> care about, so I'm considering going with ext3 rather than XFS.
>
> Can anyone think of a reason to use XFS over ext3, even with the
> improvements that Arjan mentioned?  Maybe XFS scales better still, or
> provides a significant advantage in filesystem size on 64-bit
> architectures, compared to ext3?

Any feedback on the above? :)

Thanks much,
David


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