|Subject:||Re: ext3 + xfs + jfs + reiser|
|From:||Buchan Milne <bgmilne@xxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Tue, 23 Oct 2001 11:02:15 +0200|
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Derek Glidden wrote:
No, but this is what Civileme (the highly-respected-in-Mandrake-circles QA manager at Mandrakesoft) posted on the Mandrakeforum:Eric Sandeen wrote:
It is interesting to see here that:
1)Mandrake considers XFS better for general use than ReiserFS, which they have shipped with since 7.1
2)Mandrake considers JFS (1.0.4) unstable, I am not sure if they actually disabled JFS in the installer or not ....
3)Ext3 is by far the slowest of the 3 Journalling FS's availble, and only has one advantage - easy migration from ext2.
That said, I am still sitting with the majority of our data on ReiserFS, until I have enough spare disk space to migrate to XFS (ACLs would be really convenient right now ....)
AFAIK XFS and Ext3 are both in -ac kernels now?
This is not for the faint-of-heart ... After taking a look at the kernel in Mandrake's cooker at:
you will notice that there are a lot of patches for XFS and JFS against 2.4.12-ac3 .....
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