On Thu, Sep 27, 2007, John R Pierce wrote: >chitgoks wrote: >>hi john >> >>ext3 does have its limit right? because i am planning on upgrading the >>file system to reiser instead. does retuning the file system always >>have you require to back up your data? > >ext3's inode limits are set when you create the file system. the >defaults are generally adequate, unless you're going to create very many >very tiny files (say, <= 4K). > >AFAIK, ReiserFS is completely unsupported by RHEL and CentOS. You'll >be on your own. I would avoid reiserfs as I've seen far too many cases where there has been massive data loss with it. I've used xfs extensively on SuSE systems without problems, but haven't tried it on centos as it's not supported by the base systems. Bill -- INTERNET: bill at celestial.com Bill Campbell; Celestial Software LLC URL: http://www.celestial.com/ PO Box 820; 6641 E. Mercer Way FAX: (206) 232-9186 Mercer Island, WA 98040-0820; (206) 236-1676 The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views ... which can be very uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering. -- Doctor Who, "Face of Evil"