[OpenAFS] Cache partition choice still limited to ext2 on Linux?
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:54:25 -0500
On 11/07/2012 05:38 AM, Lars Schimmer wrote:
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> On 2012-11-07 11:09, Dirk Heinrichs wrote:
>> if I remember right, somebody wrote a few weeks ago, that with
>> 1.6.x the choices for the cache partition on Linux systems aren't
>> limited to ext2 only anymore. Is this correct?
>> If yes, which filesystems are possible to use (which ones are not)?
>> Does the cache even need its own partition nowadays?
> Usual all FS are possible, some are useless (NFS e.g.). Would be
> interesting to see the cache on OpenAFS itself^^
> It still needs a partition, but you can loopmount a file for it. Or
> use memcache.
> I still would go with ext2 or ext3. But maybe some other fs is a bit
> faster, never tested.
I remember hearing/reading once that ext4 with the journal disabled
would be faster than ext2, but I've never actually tried it.
> Lars Schimmer
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