[CentOS] OT:Which filesystem to use with large files

carlopmart carlopmart at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 22:50:58 UTC 2009

Kwan Lowe wrote:
>>> With LVMs you'd of course lose the flexibility of file-backed targets
>>> and the ability to do sparse files are you're intending..
>>> dd if=/dev/zero of=iqn.2009-12.com.mydomain:storage.disk01.foo.foo
>>> bs=1 count=0 seek=16G
>> LVM was my first option and performance it is very very good with iSCSI, but backup
>> and restore it is a problem with LVM. For these reason I need to use large files on
>> this server...
> I actually prefer backing up LVMs.. I use the snapshot feature which
> means I can backup a live volume. Works well.

But I can't use snapshot feature because under these lvm partitions there are ZFS, 
NTFS and so on filesystems that linux can't access ...

CL Martinez
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