Which filesystem to use with cyrus

Thiago Lima thiagolima at webforce.com.br
Tue May 20 08:27:29 EDT 2003

>If you are using postfix with cyrus then it's advisable that you create
a seperate /var/spool/postfix partition.

Why is that?

>It is also recommended that you use seperate physical disks for
/var/lib/imap and /var/spool/imap. On the other hand if it is not
possible then >use the fastest disk you have for /var/spool/imap and
>THen mount /var/spool/postfix in data=journal,noatime (full journal
mode and noatime.
>And mount /var/spool/imap and /var/lib/imap with noatime option and
data=ordered mode (the default)
>Optionally in addition to the above settings,  do 
>"chattr -R -S /var/spool/postfix"

Woulnd't reiserfs had a better overall performance than ext3?

Thiago Lima.

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