[DRBD-user] drbd and lvm

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Fri Mar 19 18:30:18 CET 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

/ 2004-03-19 08:35:20 -0800
\ Kees Cook:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 04:01:56PM +0100, Baldur Norddahl wrote:
> > Do you have any advice of which filesystem is best suited for this? It should
> > support online resizing, work well with DRDB and PostgresQL.
> I am personally a fan of reiserfs, but I've seen a lot of people rave 
> about XFS.  If you're sticking to the 0.6 DRBD, you can't use XFS (as far 
> as I understand), so if you need resizing-while-mounted, I think only 
> reiser will work for you.
> (Hm, can jfs resize on the fly?)

since you *will* have a (very short) downtime resizing drbd,
resizing-while-mounted is a non-issue, so basically every
filesystem that can be resized with some tool will work.
ext3, reiserfs, jfs, whatever.

	Lars Ellenberg

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