Feasability of VERY large ext3 file system?

Marc Schmitt schmitt at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Dec 5 06:16:17 CST 2002


Hi Philippe,

Philippe Gramoullé wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Dec 2002 14:19:40 +0100
> Seth Mos <knuffie at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> 
>   |  I tried reiserfs once (long time ago (3.5)) and won't use it anymore. 
> 
> Too bad :-( You should give it a try again. 3.5 is _very_ old.
> 
>   |   Crappy repair tools were one of the problems.
> 
> Things have improved quite significantly and now it shouldn't be worse than other
> filesystems fsck.
> 
>   |  And they had long lasting NFS 
>   |   problems as well. (I believe this to be fixed these days).
> 
> Again that was 3.5 issues. This has been fixed in 3.6 , quite some time ago.
> 
> We use several 800Go reiserfs 3.6 volumes in production with more than 3 million directories and 25 Million
> files without almost any problems.

Could you elaborate on "without almost any problems"?
Thanks.


Greetz
	Marc




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