Filesystems for new hard disk drive

François Jacques jacf01 at
Fri Mar 18 12:34:38 EST 2005

> I use ext3, but for reliability and not performance.  XFS really sucks
> for reliability, though it is supposed to be fast.  In my opinion, XFS
> is more trouble than it's worth.  If you insist on other fs, Reiser is
> a better choice.  I don't have any experience with JFS, but I don't
> believe it is as mature as Resiser.

Actually, JFS is more mature than ReiserFS. I used it in the past with OS/2
Warp 4.x and, at the time, the driver was developed from AIX sources. 

I know Reiser is quite good with small files. Which is perfect when running
Apache and Squid. I'm just a bit concerned about its CPU load... 


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