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Re: [vox-tech] Large File Server - File System?
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Re: [vox-tech] Large File Server - File System?

After reading up on ext4, it's not that stable yet and isn't available
in LTS of Ubuntu at least until next spring.
Ext3 would allow us to migrate up to ext4 though in the future.


Scott Miller wrote:
> ext4 has better large file support in performance and reliability I
> believe. Don't quote me on that, but I've read that somewhere(?)
> So if the ext4 development is stable that might be a good option if
> going the ext route.
> Sounds like an awesome server.
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 15:44, Ted Deppner<ted@psyber.com> wrote:
>> Cheap insurance against the need to change things.  The only overhead
>> expense that would matter (because CPU and disk won't) would be your
>> time, differing between learning and using LVM versus having to change
>> something the hard way later on.
>> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Alex Mandel<tech_dev@wildintellect.com> wrote:
>>> I think I'm missing why LVM would be good in this situation, it seems
>>> like extra overhead. RAID 6 in this case offers hot swapping of up to 2
>>> failing drives at the same time, so I don't plan to do any mirroring
>>> beyond what the RAID config offers. As for the need to change
>>> partitions, aside from the OS which might have it's own drives, the rest
>>> of the drives are all 1 partition of 8 TB.
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