[Beowulf] Forwarded from a long time reader having trouble posting
csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Dec 2 14:36:14 PST 2009
----- "Toon Knapen" <toon.knapen at gmail.com> wrote:
> And why do you prefer xfs if I may ask. Performance?
For us, yes, plus the fact that ext3 is (maybe was, but
not from what I've heard) single threaded through the
journal daemon so if you get a lot of writers (say NFS
daemons for instance) you can get horribly backlogged
and end up with horrendous load averages.
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