From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Tue 28 Aug 2001 - 18:02:39 IST
On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 03:58:15PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> > ext2 < jfs < xfs < ext3 < reiserfs
> eh... shouldn't that be s/</>/g?
not for transfer time it isn't.
> /boot ext2
> > / ext2
> > /usr ext2 (optionally in ro mode)
> > /tmp tmpfs
> > /var ext3/jfs
> > /home ext3/jfs
> get rid of ext2 completely, except for /boot. put /usr and / on ext3.
> also, make sure to pass the size=xM option to tmpfs.
i can almost see ext3 for /, but not for /usr. /usr doesn't change much,
so what's the point of journalling? as i said, it can be mounted ro.
at worst you'll fsck a 1.5 gig fs which takes just a few seconds on a
> unfortunately not neccessarily true depending on how it reacts to
> superblock flags it doesn't recognise, eg grub. however adding support
> is easy.
grub's fine for home use i suppose, but lilo makes more sense for servers.
it supports serial consoles and it boots linux. anything else (for a
server) is a fluffy waste of bytes.
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