[arch-dev-public] Devs choice of filesystems (was: [signoff] xfsprogs 2.9.5)

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 9 15:39:51 EST 2008

On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 05:50:52PM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008 4:41 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm sure we have devs that use XFS, right?
> I actually wonder what you guys do use. I'm guessing 75% of us use
> ext2/ext3. Let's get a quick poll going here. :)
> I use ext3 on my two boxes with dir_index turned on for all
> partitions, and some have noatime in the mount options. /boot is the
> exception, which is ext2. Finally, I don't have a tmpfs for /tmp on
> either box, due to the fact that I tend to stick large stuff there and
> I'd rather not swap on a regular basis.

I'm one of the few single-partitioners these days.  My laptop just has a /
and it's ext3.  I haven't had a /boot partition since I used old versions
of lilo!

At one point or another I've tried jfs and reiser but both of them
corrupted as badly as ext3 and were harder to fix.

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