[samba] File Systems - Which one to use?

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at xsec.it
Wed Dec 11 23:26:01 GMT 2002

May I suggest you XFS ?

ext3 and XFS have ACLs while, afaik, JFS and reiserFS do not.
but ext3 is not really suited for very large file systems.
as for testing I use XFS in production and others too and it seem fast
and stable.


On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 22:58, Corey Hart wrote:
> We are looking at implementing a Linux box running samba in the near
> future with about 1TB of disk online.  The purpose of this box will be
> for basic file and printer sharing needs.  I am doing research on the
> different journaling file systems avaible in RH 7.3 and up (ext3,
> reiserFS, and JFS) and was wondering if anyone has had any real world
> experience with them (mostly reiserFS and JFS) and what you would have
> to say about them.   I am mostly looking for cavets or gotchas
> pertaining to them.
> --
> ----
> Corey Hart
> Systems/Security Analyst
> St. Edward's University
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