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Re: Recommended linux file system?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 10:49:56 -0700

Paul Koning wrote:
>>>>>> "marc" == marc gonzalez-carnicer <carnicer.lists_at_gmail.com> writes:
> marc> if you have an UPS and/or a RAID disk, i'd say use ext2, which
> marc> is supposed to be faster.
> UPS, perhaps. But RAID doesn't protect against power failures.
> Neither protects against crashes.
> With ext2, if you take a powerfail, you're looking at an fsck run
> (which can take a very long time).
> For what it's worth, we use ext3 for this reason.

Agreed, and most Subversion repositories are read much more then written to, so
write speed doesn't matter too much.


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