Which filesystem to use with cyrus

Andrew Koros akoros at ke.uu.net
Tue May 20 08:46:16 EDT 2003

On Tue, 2003-05-20 at 15:27, Thiago Lima wrote:
> >If you are using postfix with cyrus then it's advisable that you create
> a seperate /var/spool/postfix partition.
> Why is that?
Becuase postfix performs best with data=journal which is not good for
the rest of the var partion which should be data=ordered
Please look at this article:

> Woulnd't reiserfs had a better overall performance than ext3?
Probably, but RedHat (the distro he mentioned) does not officially
support reiserfs. However it can at install time  if you have pass
"linux reiserfs" option to anaconda during install for RedHat

There are also a few benchmarks here:



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