[CentOS] 11TB ext4 filesystem - filesystem alternatives?

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Thu Sep 27 06:40:29 EDT 2012


On 27.09.2012 10:08, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 09/27/12 1:52 AM, Nux! wrote:
>> Never had to deal with such a large filesystem, yet, but I'd try XFS 
>> on
>> it.
>
> XFS is fairly memory intensive.    11TB file systems tend to mean
> millions and millions of files.
>
> frankly, I wouldn't run this on CentOS 5.6, I would upgrade to CentOS
> 6.latest and then I would use XFS....   support for EXT4 and XFS is
> rather sketchy with the old kernel in 5.x (and why aren't you at 5.8 
> or
> whatever is current in the 5 series anyways?!?)

Oh yeah, definitely upgrade to Centos 6. Maybe even go for the elrepo 
kernel-ml a go, too. They usually provide the latest.

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