[CentOS] case insensitive file system

Wed Apr 30 14:37:56 UTC 2008
Toby Bluhm <tkb at midwestinstruments.com>

Ruslan Sivak wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> Ruslan Sivak wrote:
>>> We have an application that was build on a windows platform that 
>>> expects a case insensitive file system. Is there a way to set one up 
>>> in CentOS? NTFS should work, I think, but I feel uneasy using that 
>>> under Linux.
>> NTFS is not whats case insensitive, its WINDOWS thats case insensitive.
>> you'll need to fix that application to either use all monocase names 
>> or to be self-consistent enough to run properly on a case sensitive 
>> system.
> I will look into fixing the application, but it may not be possible.  
> There must be a filesystem that I can use.  Mac's have HFS+ which can 
> be case insensitive.  Aren't Macs pretty much Linux?  Isn't there a 
> similar filesystem availalbe for linux?  I wouldn't run the whole 
> system on it, just the portion that hosts the app.


Toby Bluhm
Alltech Medical Systems America, Inc.
30825 Aurora Road Suite 100
Solon Ohio 44139