choosing the best filesystem - FYI

Derek Broughton news at
Mon Oct 29 14:14:00 UTC 2007

Paul wrote:

> Hello.
> I've read some data about filesystem's performance presented by SGI
> engineers in a linux simposium and I would like to share it with you
> because XFS is not much known by "home" users and it's a very stable
> opensource journaled filesystem which has many advantadges.

I used it briefly and was perfectly happy with it - but dropped it when I
needed to install on a new computer and discovered that the Ubuntu
installer didn't support it.  I can't remember whether it was completely
unsupported, or it couldn't create an XFS filesystem on an LVM partition.


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