[OpenAFS] File systems on Linux, again.

Hartmut Reuter reuter@rzg.mpg.de
Thu, 29 Nov 2007 22:18:30 +0100

Smith, Matt wrote:
> After the recent thread "openafs upgrade from 1.4.1 to 1.5.7", and a
> review of a thread[1] from July, I'm wondering if there is a definitive
> recommendation for which file system to use on Linux AFS file servers.
> Ext3, XFS, JFS, something else?
> Thanks all,
> -Matt
> [1] http://www.openafs.org/pipermail/openafs-info/2007-July/026798.html

We are using exclusively xfs since many years. It is performant and you 
can enlarge partitions on the fly doing "lvextend" and "xfs_growfs".

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