[CentOS] xfs on 5.2 (live cd + dvd)
kress at hal.saar.de
Thu Jul 31 00:12:54 UTC 2008
Brent L. Bates wrote:
> As far as I'm concerned, XFS is the ONLY file system to use, period. If
> you care about not only performance, but also reliability, use XFS.
I can confirm this, I had quite a few power line cuts and xfs always had
mercy upon me.
> compiled into kernel support isn't needed any more since 4.x. It is now in
> modules. On the Scientific Linux group, the person doing the 4.x Live CD/DVD
> added XFS support at one point, after I asked him about it. I do not know if
> he has made that standard now or not.
So can I consider the xfs module implementation as being well tested and
> Red Hat strips out XFS support from
> everything they do, so that makes things harder to do. I guess they do not
> like competition from SGI and do their best to discourage XFS use. Some
> Scientific Linux and CentOS people try to put it back in to some extent. I've
> had to create my own DVD's with full XFS support, including fresh full
> installs of only XFS file systems. Also included XFS support in rescue mode.
> I did that for 4.x. I didn't do it completely right and I haven't had a
> chance to try it again for 5.x. I really need to do that, but just never have
> the time to get it done. I wish someone else with more experience doing these
> things would do it.
Michael Kress, kress at hal.saar.de
http://www.michael-kress.de / http://kress.net
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