[CentOS] ext4 or XFS

Tue Jan 11 19:06:37 UTC 2011
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 1:47 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
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We have a 26 TB XFS partition. Works like a charm.

What I really like - the initialization time is only a couple of
minutes (as opposed to many hours on a 4 TB ext3 partition every time
the OS does an fsck on it).