[CentOS] Re: XFS or JFS on CentOS 5?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Nov 20 18:43:03 UTC 2008


on 11-20-2008 8:22 AM Toby Bluhm spake the following:
> Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 3:34 AM, Laurent Wandrebeck
>> <l.wandrebeck at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Outside more up-to-date question, here is my own experience with
>>> jfs/xfs.
> .
> .
> .
>> The only thing I don't like about ext3 is the fsck.  On relatively
>> small filesystems, it's an annoyance.  But on huge filesystem,
>> 500-1000GB, a system may take a long, long time to come back up.
> 
> 
> If you use ext3 on lvm, you can do a background fsck.
> 
> http://markmail.org/message/5ipnsva3xkdyzzfy
> 
> 
Now that is interesting. I will have to experiment with that one.

I have several large systems that sooner or later will need to FSCK. In the
past I would schedule a fsck on reboot over a long holiday, and hope no one
needed anything, or set up another synced copy for that time. It takes a lot
of planning, and careful re-syncing if something changed.


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