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Re: ReiseFS vs XFS

On Sun, 2005-09-25 at 09:45 -0700, Daniel Garcia wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to know wich is the best filesystem to
> use: the ReiseFS or XFS. Is it possible to do a whole
> installation of the Debian system (testing) with XFS.
> I will use the netinst ISO.

If you are planning on doing LVM, use XFS. XFS will allow you to resize
a filesytem on the fly - no need to umount, resize, remount, etc. I've
found this to be a very handy feature:

$ lvresize --size +1G /dev/vg0/foo
$ xfs_growfs /foo

done. sweet, no?


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