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Re: is XFS (on linux) safe for a production file server?

To: Kevin <kevin@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: is XFS (on linux) safe for a production file server?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 04 Dec 2001 11:12:35 -0600
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Hi Roy - 

Many people are using it in production, see

If you're seeing "corruption," please send more details so we can figure
out what's going on.



On Tue, 2001-12-04 at 09:24, Kevin wrote:
> I've already set up a TurboLinux 6.5/Samba 2.2.2 box on
> a IBM x342 running XFS on top of hardware RAID5.  It
> has been up for about two weeks now and seems to be
> running fine, but i have had occasional file problems. 
> Files coming up corrupt with no obvious explanations as
> to why.  My question is this .... is linux based XFS
> considered a production level product or is it still
> "development code"?
> I created the file system while running XFS 1.0.1 but i
> just bumped my kernel (2.4.14) up to XFS 1.0.2
> Just looking for reassurance that XFS is OK..... :)
> Thanks,
> VeKTeReX
Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.

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