On 8 May 2001, Stephane Dudzinski wrote:
> We've seen examples of big mail servers hosting gigs and gigs of
> data without any specific loss, and it goes fast as well, what
> else to ask ?
what about under heavy load?
Last time i tried Reiserfs was an extremely easy way to bring a box
down. try the following in a scratch dir:
for i in `seq 0 1024` ; do for j in `seq 0 32768` ; do mkdir $i ;
touch $i/$j ; done ; done
ext2, while extremely slow as the number of dirs and files gets
large, survived. reiserfs panic'ed the box. IIRC correctly from l-k,
reiserfs has problems with being easily provoked into using too much
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