[CentOS] Ext4 on CentOS 5.5 x64

Thu Jan 27 16:44:50 UTC 2011
Blake Hudson <blake at ispn.net>

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Subject: Re: [CentOS] Ext4 on CentOS 5.5 x64
From: compdoc <compdoc at hotrodpc.com>
To: 'CentOS mailing list' <centos at centos.org>
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:08:46 AM
>> For those of you that have been using the ext4 technology preview on CentOS
> 5.5, how has it panned out? Does it perform as expected? How do you feel the
> stability, creation of the FS and the administration of it is? Ideas and
> comments welcome.
> I've recently been using ext4 because I have servers with large(ish) storage
> volumes, and because I know that the next version of centos will support it
> better than 5.5.
> I only use it for storage, where I use rsync to copy terabytes of data to
> and from the servers.
> It works fine - it's been set and forget so far. Very fast read/write
> speeds.

I've been using it for the same purpose on a volume that is ~2.4TB,
rsyncing a few 100's of GB/day. Works better than tape. No issues so far
(maybe 6 months or so).