[CentOS] ext4 or XFS

Tue Jan 11 18:56:28 UTC 2011
aurfalien at gmail.com <aurfalien at gmail.com>

On Jan 11, 2011, at 10:49 AM, Digimer wrote:

> On 01/11/2011 01:47 PM, aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've a 30TB hardware based RAID array.
>> Wondering what you all thought of using ext4 over XFS.
>> I've been a big XFS fan for years as I'm an Irix transplant but would
>> like your opinions.
>> This 30TB drive will be an NFS exported asset for my users housing
>> home dirs and other frequently accessed files.
>> - aurf
> You will need XFS for a single partition that large. You won't be able
> to make such a large ext4 partition, I don't think.

I read where ext4 supports 1EB partition size and 16TB files.

However I'm unsure of its implementation in 5.5

- aurf