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    > On Wed, 2001-11-14 at 04:41, Robert Szentmihalyi wrote:
    > > Am Mittwoch, 14. November 2001 03:05 schrieb Sean Elble:
    > > > I'd have to recommend XFS for you . . . it supports the
    > > > kernel mode NFS server very well, it supports LVM, an XFS
    > > > file system can be enlarged (not reduced), and XFS has great
    > > > quota support, just be sure you use a 3.0 or greater quota
    > > > tools package. Why use XFS over Ext3 you ask? XFS is faster,
    > > > and scales better, IMHO. Again just my opinion, but I hope
    > > > that helps.
    > >
    > > ACK.
    > > We have built an 800 GB file server for a customer about three
    > > month ago using XFS on a 3ware RAID.
    > > The server performs great, even under heay load.
    > > The only drawback is that group quotas were not yet supported
    > > then. I don't know if this has changed yet, but it should be
    > > fairly easy to find out..... :-)
    > >
    > > cheers,
    > > Robert
    >
    > XFS on linux has had group quota support for quite a while -
    > certainly longer than 3 months. All the other features are
    > available too.

    Nice to know :-)
    I have not tried it since the FAQ at
    http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/faq.html#quotaswork
    said it didn't. (It still does, by the way. Perhaps you could
    update the FAQ :-))

    >
    > Steve

    Robert

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