[CentOS] 11TB ext4 filesystem - filesystem alternatives?
silvertip257 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 08:46:34 EDT 2012
Definitely shoot for CentOS 6.3 ...
XFS with a kernel _more recent_ than 2.6.36 (currently shipped with
CentOS6) has more improvements to the XFS code. Youtube video on XFS
 - I believe the kernel version noted is 2.6.39 (watch the video!)
And there's also a Youtube video on BTRFS  that was linked
to/shared by Fernando.
// SilverTip257 //
On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 5:08 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> 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
> 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?!?)
> john r pierce N 37, W 122
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