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Re: Building NAS

On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 07:45:04PM +0200, Thomas Kirk wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 11:47:08AM +0000, Alex Borges wrote:
> > Im not really experienced but I would say im trying to do the same thing 
> > here. As of now, the globalfs's (http://www.globalfilesystem.org )
> Thanks for you suggestion but apparently GFS dosnt support samba which
> i need to support the windowsserver we have in our camp ;-( 

if SMB is important to you then XFS is probably the filesystem of choice
as SGI are sponsoring some of the development of samba (Jeremy Allison
is employed by SGI to work on samba).

> [...] we will only have data in one place and what is one of the most
> important features for us is read acces because we are bascially using
> this NAS as a big harddisk our streamingservers can access for files
> and such that needs to be streamed.

XFS is also superior for large file performance.

if you have lots of little files then reiserfs is better, but if you have
large files then XFS is better.



craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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