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Re: XFS Support in RHEL Server 6.4 x86_64

To: Michael Weissenbacher <mw@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS Support in RHEL Server 6.4 x86_64
From: James Braid <jamesb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:00:24 +0100
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On 24 April 2013 11:48, Michael Weissenbacher <mw@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
But the big question now is: can anybody actually recommend using XFS on
stock RHEL? It does feel like being just a stepchild there. On the other
hand there seem be be quite a number of patches that were backported for
Red Hat's kernel and it does use delaylog by default (which IIRC wasn't
the default with a stock 2.6.32 Kernel).

It's an addon product and not supported as a root filesystem on RHEL 6:


A number of the XFS developers are employed by Red Hat... 

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