Re: A question about /srv partition
On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 10:25:35AM +1000, Cameron Hutchison wrote:
> Once upon a time Roberto C. Sanchez said...
> > I recommend using LVM2. It is especially nice when in 6 months to a
> > year you decide you want to change your partition layout.
> On top of that, I recommend using the XFS filesystem on top of that. It
> can be resized online. On one machine I made the mistake of using ext3
> on logical volumes. It always seems you need to resize a partition when
> you're in the middle of something. Having to take the machine down to
> single user mode to resize a partition is quite annoying.
> Maybe ext3 has online resizing now... I dont know.
> Rather than recommending XFS, I should really be recommending that you
> use any filesystem that can be resized online.
I recomend LVM + XFS too. But sometimes it requires more knowledge than
it is needed. LVM + XFS is good for ultra hard internet servers. The
rest of my servers running web, some small but important db, dns, etc. I
always use ext2.
-- Dalibor Straka