[Samba] filesystem of choice?

Linda W samba at tlinx.org
Sat Jun 25 00:17:58 MDT 2011

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 03:16:00PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>>>> On 24/06/11 09:46 AM, John G. Heim wrote:
>>>>> I'm setting up a new linux fileserver and I was wondering if samba
>>>>> likes one filesystem more than another. I have to format a 1.8Tb
>>>>> partition sometime today and I'll probably do ext3 unless samba
>>>>> prefers something else.
>> ----
>> 	I would use 'xfs'.  I believe samba was originally developed
>> over xfs, so it's likely the ea-suppot and acl support has had the most
>> testing there.
> No, it was originally developed over SunOS ufs. I did the
> xfs work when I was @ SGI doing the 64-bit Samba port, so
> it's one of the older supported filesystems though.
> Jeremy.
	Sorry, I've been suitably disillusioned....

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