Hi Derek -
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Derek Richardson <derek.richardson@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello, I'm a new subscribee, was wondering if anyone knows of any
> statistics regarding XFS filesystem use in a serious production
> environment, or has personal experience (I take it there's quite a bit
> here...). By serious production, I mean a cluster environment (12+
> racks of 32+1 nodes, external fibre disk array, large - 10+ GB - file
> r/w's, etc.) that needs to maintain 99% or better uptime. I'm planning
> on using either the 2.4.3-12 kernel (standard RedHat, XFS patched in by
> SGI - retrieved from the 1.0.1 release section of oss.sgi.com) or
> 2.4.9-7 (same) from the testing series (depending on stability and if it
> offers any features we need). Also, I need to check w/ my employer, but
> I might have a machine or two that I would be willing to do
> stability/benchmark testing on. I'll get back to yall on this. But any
> suggestions/advice/etc. about this issue would be very much
> appreciated. Thanks in advance.
> Derek R.
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Eric Sandeen XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc.