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On Tue, 16 May 2006 17:01:05 +0100,
BearItAll <spam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Filesystems (ext3, reiser, xfs, jfs) comparison on Debian Etch
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>> | There are a lot of Linux filesystems comparisons available but most of
>> | them are anecdotal, based on artificial tasks or completed under older
>> | kernels. This benchmark essay is based on 11 real-world tasks
>> | appropriate for a file server with older generation hardware (Pentium
>> | II/III, EIDE hard-drive).
> That isn't an entirely fair comparison. ReiserFS would show greater benefits
> on larger systems than ext3 would, because that was ReiserFS's orriginal
> target. You didn't tend to use it at all unless you were on at least 80G.
That may have been ReiserFS's *goal* but that doesn't mean it actually
made that goal. Maybe it did, but don't assume so.
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Jim Richardson http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
Every day, in a new way, I am grateful, that I can chose Linux.