[CentOS] 5.3 and XFS (fwd)

James A. Peltier jpeltier at fas.sfu.ca
Fri Apr 17 22:01:18 UTC 2009


Doesn't look like my reply hit the list for some reason.

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The point of the HPC scheduler is to
keep everyone equally unhappy.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 13:35:20 -0700 (PDT)
From: James A. Peltier <jpeltier at cs.sfu.ca>
To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
Subject: Re: [CentOS] 5.3 and XFS

On Thu, 16 Apr 2009, Ross Walker wrote:

>  I think it's worth while to keep xfs updated for a while until ext4
>  has made enough of an in-road to say xfs should be depreciated in
>  favor of ext4.
>
>  -Ross

Considering that it still takes several minutes to format a partition with EXT4 
vs the couple of seconds for XFS, I don't see XFS depricated *any* time soon.

-- 
James A. Peltier
Systems Analyst (FASNet), VIVARIUM Technical Director
Simon Fraser University - Burnaby Campus
Phone   : 778-782-6573
Fax     : 778-782-3045
E-Mail  : jpeltier at sfu.ca
Website : http://www.fas.sfu.ca | http://vivarium.cs.sfu.ca
           http://blogs.sfu.ca/people/jpeltier
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The point of the HPC scheduler is to
keep everyone equally unhappy.


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