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Re: [Debconf-video] mkfs opts to archive dv files

On Sat, 2011-02-19 at 14:21 -0600, Carl Karsten wrote:
> trying to figure out what mkfs options to use for:
> 5t of dv files I want to stick on 3 2t drives.  they are from dvswitch
> so the profile is 2g of pre-talk, 7g of talk, 2g of post talk, and
> then some .5g "welcome to my talk about.. oh, lets wait a min".

I think the usual recommended filesystem for very large files is XFS.  

> I am guessing I want a large block size.

The block size can't be larger than the VM page size (4K for x86).
Block size really isn't that critical on filesystems with extent-based


Ben Hutchings
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