[CentOS] XFS and LVM2 (possibly in the scenario of snapshots)

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Dec 10 07:35:05 UTC 2009


> Thanks for your eMail, Ross. So, reading all the stuff here I'm really 
> concerned about moving all our data to such a system. The reason we're 
> moving is mainly, but not only the longisch fsck UFS (FreeBSD) needs 
> after a crash. XFS seemed to me to fit perfectly as I never had issues 
> with fsck here. However, this discussion seems to change my mindset. So, 
> what would be an alternative (if possible not using hardware RAID 
> controllers, as already mentioned)? ext3 is not, here we have long fsck 
> runs, too. Even ext4 seems not too good in this area...

I thought 3ware would have been good. Their cards have been praised for 
quite some time...have things changed? What about Adaptec?


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