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SubjectRe: reiserfs, xfs, ext2, ext3
Steve Lord wrote:

> >
> > XFS is very fast most of the time (deleting a file is sooooo slow its like us
> > ing
> > old BSD systems). Im not familiar enough with its behaviour under Linux yet.
>
> Hmm, I just removed 2.2 Gbytes of data in 30000 files in 37 seconds (14.4
> seconds system time), not tooo slow. And that is on a pretty vanilla 2 cpu
> linux box with a not very exciting scsi drive.
>
> >
> > What you might want to do is to make a partition for 'mystery journalling fs'
> > and benchmark a bit.
> >
> > Alan
> >
>
> I agree with Alan here, the only sure fire way to find out which filesystem
> will work best for your application is to try it out. I have found reiserfs
> to be very fast in some tests, especially those operating on lots of small
> files, but contrary to some peoples, belief XFS is good for a lot more than
> just messing with Gbyte long data files.
>
> Steve Lord
>
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XFS used to have the performance problems that Alan described but fixed them in
the linux port, yes?

Hans

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