[CentOS] Is ext4 safe for a production server?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 16:26:14 UTC 2009


Brent L. Bates wrote:
>      XFS is the most stable file system I've seen or used.  I've seen it
> survive power failures and disk problems with out a problem.  It is the ONLY
> file system I trust.  It is stable, reliable, dependable, and practically
> bullet proof.  I've been using XFS almost since it came into existence on
> SGI's (IRIX) and we've been using it under Linux for years too, also with out
> problems.

I think the main source of reported problems was on 32-bit linux on 
distros that used 4k stacks - and perhaps there mostly where lvm/md/nfs 
layers were also involved.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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