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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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