[Samba] Re: what's the best filesystem

Sean W nameneeded at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 07:26:34 GMT 2005

Actually, I am setting up an Ubuntu 5.04 box tomorrow as a Samba server 
(right after I figure out how to disable the raid controller).  Do you 
suggest xfs?  I've been reading this thread and people seem positive on 
it, but are there negatives as well?


James Peach wrote:
> On 10/6/05, Eric A. Hall <ehall at ehsco.com> wrote:
>>On 10/4/2005 7:17 PM, mourik jan c heupink wrote:
>>>I like xfs, specially with quota. (and using acl's here as well)
>>>with xfs you never have to run the check_quota (or whatever the command
>>>is...) This makes a rebooting after a crash *much* faster.
>>that was one of the things I liked about, and replaying the journal was
>>nice too.
>>one of the problems I had a couple of years back was that it wasn't
>>bootable (had to boot a mini-kernel off a fat partition, then load the xfs
>>modules). they've fixed that buy now I assume.
> That might depend on yr distro. I've used XFS root partitions on
> Ubuntu 5.04, SLES9 and OpenSUSE without any problems.
> --
> James Peach | jorgar at gmail.com

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