Re: Best file system
On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 11:34:33PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Adorj?ni G?bor <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006.02.01.2320 +0100]:
> > Don't even think about using XFS, if you plan to use even a moderately
> > loaded MySQL instance on top of it. It locked up one of our servers
> I wouldn't want this to become a flamefest, but thankfully, I would
> never have a MySQL instance on an XFS filesystem, or any filesystem
> for that matter. :)
i've unfortunately had to run mysql servers at various times, and i've
had no FS-related problems whatsoever with them on XFS filesystems
(2.6.x series kernels). just the usual mysql annoyances and limitations.
> I can confirm that PostgreSQL, even very loaded (we have an instance
> here that occupies 71 Gb), works like a charm on an XFS filesystem.
XFS is my "standard" file system. it's rock-solid reliable, and fast. i
use it for everything except /boot and tmpfs of course.
craig sanders <email@example.com> (part time cyborg)