[lug] Best block size?

Jani Averbach jaa at cc.jyu.fi
Mon Sep 15 12:25:55 MDT 2003

On 2003-09-15 11:53-0600, Gary Hodges wrote:
> The Matt wrote:
> > 
> > ReiserFS doesn't really use blocks but
> > trees.  It can often be 10x faster than ext3 on small files.  On large
> > files (e.g., ISOs) it's usually comparable to ext3 (no big advantage).
> > 
> > But, if doesn't work well with NFS or software RAID.  So, if that's what
> > you'll be using, ReiserFS won't work.
> I was going to format it ext3.  I've never really considered using a
> filesystem other than ext2 or ext3.  

You might also like to take look of ext3+htree, however, I am not sure what is 
the status of htree at the moment.

BR, Jani

Jani Averbach

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