[CentOS] Re: Filesystem for Maildir

Rainer Traut tr.ml at gmx.de
Tue Nov 27 11:35:40 UTC 2007

Scott Silva schrieb:

>> What i want to know is: Anyone use or recommend EXT3 for Maildir?
>> My configuration: 3Ware 9650SE-8LPML, 8 drives SATA2  ST3500630AS 
>> 500GB on RAID 10.
> Ext3 is pretty good if directory indexes are on.;
> See http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Ext3_Filesystem_Tips

If the ext3 fs was made with anaconda it has this feature anyway (CMIIW 
since centos 4.4 and 5.0).

You can check with:

# tune2fs -l /dev/mapper/VG00-LVvar|grep features
Filesystem features:      has_journal ext_attr resize_inode dir_index 
filetype needs_recovery sparse_super large_file


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