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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM System



On Monday 04 March 2002 06:39 pm, Steve Wray wrote:
> I'd recommend ext3 with data journalling for sensitive
> filesystems. Its slower than XFS but (seems to) scale better with
> striping and large files. XFS performance (seems to) fall off
> very rapidly as file size exceeds buffer size.
>
> XFS only journals metadata. So on event of a crash,
> the filesystem structure will (likely) be sound, but theres
> no guarantee that the data blocks will be uncorrupted!!!
>
> XFS is very nice tho, in that volumes and filesystems can
> be grown with no downtime at all (without even unmounting).
>
> You might want to do some benchmarking before committing
> to a build (thats recently saved my butt actually).

It was recommended to me that all large file systems have best performance 
with XFS.

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On
> > Behalf Of Anthony W. Marino
> > Sent: Tuesday, 5 March 2002 10:39 a.m.
> > To: linux-lvm sistina com
> > Subject: [linux-lvm] LVM System
> >
> >
> > Any thoughts or articles that would be usefull in determining the quality
> > on the following combination would be greatly appreciated:
> >
> > LVM 1.x
> > 3Ware 7800 Raid Controller
> > Maxtor 40GB harddrives
> > XFS Journalling FS
> > SuSE 2.4.18+ Linux
> >
> >
> > Thank You,
> > Anthony
> >
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