XFS / file system for backup server (Re: JFS / Unsupported file systems)
Ron Johnson wrote at 2008-04-29 11:34 +0200:
On 04/29/08 01:24, Alex Samad wrote:
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 09:52:16PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
On 04/28/08 19:22, Alex Samad wrote:
some reason that xfs is not being talked about?
We hate it because Dr. Evil uses it.
has this got something to do with elderberries ?
A little, but not as much as you think...
Hm, some of us, I am sure, have to look up what elderberries are in
language, conclude that they might have something to do with a
still do not quite get what you're talking about... :-)
Anyway, are you just joking or are there serious reasons against XFS?
I am not
very knowledgeable with respect to file systems on GNU/Linux, coming
different background, and it's a few weeks ago that I made my
decision so I
don't remember all the details of my reasoning, but I have decided to
for an rsync backup disk, mostly because it seemed to be the best
larger files and to hold metadata from different operating/file systems
(extended attributes, ...).
I haven't implemented this in all detail and am currently testing it in
various situation, so could change if you elaborated a bit or gave me
to resources on how to choose a good file system for a backup server
data from several file systems.
From this thread, XFS can cause trouble when it is not cleanly