On Sat, 2011-02-19 at 20:33 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > 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 > allocation. Remember to set the reserved-for-root percentage to 0. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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