Re: ext2/3 vs xfs for maildir
On Fri, 1 Jan 2010, Volkan YAZICI wrote:
I strongly agree, even in recent ext4 and nilfs benchmarks, reiserfs is
generally the winner in many different scenarious. Besides, XFS is very
disappointing at power failures and ext2/3 requires huge amounts of
There are reasons for the observed XFS behaviour. If a file becomes
corrupt XFS zeros the file rather than leaving a corrupt file in place.
There are pros and cons to this approach.
In any case it is essential to always keep good backups.
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