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

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sun Feb 10 16:28:55 EST 2008

On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, 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.
> -Dan

I use ext3 with defaults options for all my partitions, including /boot. I 
use tmpfs for my /tmp.

Also, my x86_64 box is a RAID5 and LVM setup.

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