[CentOS] OT:Which filesystem to use with large files

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 23:14:43 UTC 2009


On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 2:50 PM, carlopmart <carlopmart at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kwan Lowe wrote:
>>
>> I actually prefer backing up LVMs.. I use the snapshot feature which
>> means I can backup a live volume. Works well.
>
> But I can't use snapshot feature because under these lvm partitions there are ZFS,
> NTFS and so on filesystems that linux can't access ...
>

There is a perfectly usable NTFS support file system available for
CentOS/Linux - I use it from time to time for disk backups.

Take a look at NTFS-fuse.

BTW, volume backups generally do not require knowledge of the
underlying file system structures, so this shouldn't be an issue
anyway.

mhr


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