> > 6-12 months ago, a request was posted to the taroon list asking about > what features would be most desired for RHEL4. I think the loudest > chorus was for filesystem things: XFS, large (>2TB) block devices, etc. > and every time XFS came up I asked "what specific reason". > Did it just fall on deaf ears? We see significant performance gains > with XFS over ext3, and there certainly seem to be other great reasons > (shrinking/growing partitions, dynamic inodes, fast large dir support > (faster than htree in ext3?), etc) to support it. did you benchmark a recent 2.6 with the ext3 reservation stuff? ext3 got quite a bit faster! see http://people.redhat.com/arjanv/reservations.png have you tried a htree ext3?
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