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Re: Best file system

On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 09:07:13PM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 10:21:48AM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> > also sprach Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au> [2006.02.02.0406 +0100]:
> > > XFS is my "standard" file system. it's rock-solid reliable, and fast. i
> > > use it for everything except /boot and tmpfs of course.
> > 
> > Why not /boot, and what do you use for tmpfs?
> i use ext2 for tiny (30-100M) /boot partitions. they rarely change, i dont
> need journaling, and fsck is fast.

I do this, plus keep /boot read-only except when upgrading kernel or
editing grub/menu.lst.  Then in the unlikely event of a crash they
will not need a fsck and there is less chance therefore of damaging
the files I need to boot with.

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