Because XFS is BETTER (Re: opinion on XFS)
hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Thu May 9 06:24:52 PDT 2002
> > please: does anyone have any factual comparison to offer? performance?
> The conventional wisdom is that XFS performs best of the Linux FSs for
> streaming large files to/from disk. After all, that's what it was
> designed for (on IRIX).
hmm, but ext2 has always been able to deliver platter-leven bandwidth,
as well. could it be that people got a bad impression of ext2 by
configuring it with 1k blocks?
> (Translated from the original spanish -- sorry for the long link).
I think "transmunged" might be more appropriate ;)
it was interesting, but a little unclear on methodology.
> Disclaimer: This all comes from someone with a 560GB (and 93% full --
> damn pesky grad students) XFS formatted RAID exported to his cluster who
> has been *very* happy with the performance and stability of said
that's great. but is there any reason to think ext3 wouldn't behave as well?
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