[Samba] Best samba filesystem

Ken Schneider kschneider at rtsx.com
Thu Jan 9 19:56:01 GMT 2003

Just my $.02

If you plan on using winbind/ACL's XFS would be the recommended

On Thu, 2003-01-09 at 13:46, Gordon Pritchard wrote:
> So -
> 	Out of all of this "slow performance with lots of files" discussion,
> what would be the recommended filesystem?  I'm about to implement a
> RAID-3 Samba-server for rich-media (multimedia), and I'd like (robust)
> journalling, along with speed.  I have used (and am using) XFS,
> ReiserFS, ext2 and ext3, but not on any sort of server.  AFAICT, they
> all seem to "work".
> 	But I've only verified that ext3 survives "dog pulling out power-cord
> in the middle of disk-writes" :-O :-)
> 	The server will basically be RedHat 8.0, and I will be compiling custom
> kernels (so I can add whatever file-system-support is available for
> Linux...). 	Again, I'm after robustness and speed.  Ease of
> implementation is low on the scale... (I don't mind pain :-) )
> 	TIA,
> 	-Gord
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