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RE: [SLE] Resier FS
Can somebody tell me the key points to select reiserfs or ext2?
I don't care about what fs to use (at least to now) so I want to know the
options that I have.
Thaks,
Martin.

PD: I want to use Oracle so may be is a good moment to say what is the best
fs to it.

-----Original Message-----
From: marsaro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:marsaro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 11:16 AM
To: Martin Webster
Cc: Scott Parks; suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [SLE] Resier FS



To be clear, there is a difference in Software RAID vs HW RAID :~)


Regards,

Jon

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Martin Webster wrote:

> On Tuesday 28 August 2001 1:54 am, Scott Parks wrote:
> > Has anyone experimented with using the Reiser file system? I am looking
> > to install Suse 7.1 or Suse 7.2 when I get it :) This machine is a
> > Netfinity 5500 with a Raid 5 SCSI controller in it. I have 69 gigs
> > available. The problem is the file block size. With web files being as
> > small as they are I can eat a lot of hard drive space using the default
4K
> > blocks with ext2.
> >
> > I tried to install today with Resier FS for the / partition. I made
/boot
> > and swap Ext2 as recommenced by the Suse manual. The install froze on
> > every attempt. I went back and tried the Suse install using ext2 and
> > everything installed normally. Tried again with Reiser, froze. To
verify
> > it was not just Suse, I tried Mandrake 8 with Reiser, same deal.
> >
> > Has anyone else experienced this on a similar configuration?
>
> ** You cannot use ReiserFS with RAID5! ** There are no limitations with
> hardware RAID.
>
> M
>
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