Recomendations for a 15000 Cyrus Mailboxes

John Madden jmadden at
Wed Apr 11 14:03:43 EDT 2007

> >   2. Which filesystem seems to be the better ? ext3 ? xfs ?
> reiserfs ?
> We are using xfs.

I tested xfs before going back to reiserfs.  I found the performance to
be acceptable aside from quite miserable backup performance once backups
kicked off.  (Although reiserfs is now pretty miserable, struggling to
pull 1MB/s off of fibre channel.)  How does your experience compare?


John Madden
Sr. UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
jmadden at

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