Re: 2T for i386 OT

From: Stephen C. Tweedie (
Date: Mon Sep 04 2000 - 04:39:12 EST


On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 11:36:25PM +0200, Andrea Ferraris wrote:

> > I used to think that. Im planning on deploying a 1Tb IDE raid using 3ware
> > kit for an ftp site very soon. Its very cheap and its very fast. UDMA
> with
> > one disk per channel and the controller doing some of the work.
> >
> > All it lacks is hot swap.
> I also planned a thing like that for some more modest servers
> (only some ten GB), the question is with wich filesystem?

Any will work. Which one is best will depend on your workload as much
as anything else. ext2 still does pretty well at handling large
filesystems, but it does not scale to very large directories and XFS
is incredibly efficient at large files.

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