XFS 'vs' ext3 and Can they go hand in hand !

cedric cedric.de.wijs at softhome.net
Thu Mar 4 14:20:43 PST 2004


On Thursday 04 March 2004 16:58, Charles Simpson wrote:
> Vishal wrote:
> >I used "make menuconfig" and opted for ext3 file system. After doing some
> > research on file systems,
> >
> >i was wondering if i can use XFS filesystem (which uses b-tree) for
> > database (only), to increase the perfomance.
> >
> >And i also read that XFS is Journaled 64-bit file system for IRIX.
> >My platform is also 64-bit, Xeon (Intel's) and Linux seems to support XFS.
> >
> ><snip>
> >
> >Will it be a good choice if i use ext3 file system for files and XFS for
> > database. And is it possible !
>
> Can I ask why you chose to go with ext3 at all?  XFS will do just fine
> with your regular filesystem.  While it is possible to do what you
> suggested, I see no reason to, considering most of ext3's performance
> problems.  In my experience, XFS is at least as stable as ext3, has the
> same journaling capabilities, and supports ACL.
>
> Charles

Sorry for barging in, but what do you mean by performance problems? Is ext2 
much faster than ext3? What filesys do you recommend?

Greets, cedric
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