[DRBD-user] Which fs on top of drbd for best performance?

Helmut Wollmersdorfer helmut.wollmersdorfer at gmx.at
Wed May 11 13:10:26 CEST 2005

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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Francesco De Rose wrote:

> I've noticed that the drbd quickstart guide suggests to create reiserfs
> on top of the block device. Is there any special reason behind this,


> possibly related to they way reiserfs and the sync protocol interact? Or
> simply do the usual considerations for the choice of a fs apply?


But a fs without journalling does not make sense on a "high 
availaibilty" device.

The most popular fss - ext3, reiser, xfs - are known to be used.

The more important thing is IMHO, to use an actual kernel with actual 
fs-modules, and an actual DRBD - 0.7.10.

Helmut Wollmersdorfer

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