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Re: [Xen-users] Xen and I/O Intensive Loads

Hmmm...may have to test with ext and the -T news parameter to see how that works.


>>> On 2009/08/26 at 11:54, John Madden <jmadden@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Wed, 2009-08-26 at 11:41 -0600, Nick Couchman wrote:
> What filesystem did you use for this test in the domU for the e-mail
> storage?  I'm currently running XFS on my volume where the GroupWise
> data sits, and I'm wondering if the filesystem isn't tuned properly.
> Could you give me a run-down of what filesystem you used, and what
> parameters you used for creating the filesystem (block size, inode
> size, etc.)?

ext3, always.  xfs et al may be better depending on the filesystem use
but I've found ext3 to always be reliable and performant enough.

`mke2fs -j -O dir_index -T news /dev/vg/lv`

John Madden
Sr UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

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