[CentOS] Filesystem for Maildir
rodrigob at darkover.org
Tue Nov 27 18:41:24 UTC 2007
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On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 11:28:58AM -0200, Heitor Augusto M Cardozo wrote:
> >> - EXT3: reliable but very slow to read many small files.
> >> - ReiserFS: best performance but unreliable and bad recovery tools.
> >> - XFS: My choice, good performance and reliability.
> > I would contest the last two.
> I had two bad experiences with ReiserFS in our Mail Server, reiserfsck is
> too slow and lost data.
> IMHO ReiserFS have the best performance for Maildir but its only safe on
> production if you´re sure that the system I/O will never fail.
nullfs (mount -t nullfs /dev/null /var/spool/mail) is even faster than
ReiserFS, and is just slightly more likely to loose your data. :)
"Quid quid Latine dictum sit, altum viditur"
"Be excellent to each other ..." - Bill & Ted (Wyld Stallyns)
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