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SubjectRe: The best filesystem for a BIG news server
Johnny Oestergaard ( wrote:
: Can anybody tell me what filesystem is the best for the disk that
: contains the news. We are talking about a full flow, and that is
: something like 2GB a day.

Use 4 2.0Gig IDE drives. Stripe them using the mdutils (or not does not seem to matter here)
For a filesystem we use ext2 here with a smaller blockspace (1K).

Note that we are continually swapping drives. No SCSI drive has survived more than 8 Months. We are now checking out how the
situation is with IDE drives for a newsserver spool.
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