[Samba] Re: Choosing hardware for a Samba based home media server

Michael Lueck mlueck at lueckdatasystems.com
Wed Dec 29 14:23:20 GMT 2004

Chris Roubekas wrote:

> Couldn't help myself but why is XFS a plus for any server? Why do you
> recomend XFS specifically?

Adam's presentation on XFS should clear up some of those questions...


1) Fast for lots of files
2) Fast for big files
2) Native ACL support
3) Samba team recommended
4) Built in storage management tools - backup / restore

Just as a start...

I switched to XFS exclusively - workstations and servers.

Michael Lueck
Lueck Data Systems

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