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

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 Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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