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Old 10-04-2006, 03:31 PM   #1
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Most Effecient Filestructure?


I'm running the latest Ubuntu Dapper with a dual boot of Windows XP Pro SP2. I have switched over to Ubuntu for my desktop 90% of the time (except for gaming). I plan to do a lot of local filesharing as well as SSH file transfers to remote hosts on a frequent basis. What is the most efficient file structure to use under linux on the other hard drives (950GB total on 5 SATA hard drives), EXT3, FAT32 or NTFS?
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Old 10-04-2006, 03:42 PM   #2
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from your question i assume you actually mean File System, not FileStructure? if so then a filesystem native to the operating system has to be the obvious answer... so ext3.
 
Old 10-04-2006, 03:45 PM   #3
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Thanks acid, I thought it was obvious, but I needed to be sure. I didn't want to format over 900 gigs of space to find out NTFS is more efficient.
 
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you'd need your head examined if you wanted to control a 900Gb NTFS filesystem with Linux...
 
Old 10-05-2006, 02:53 AM   #5
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What sort of files?
Ext3 is a good choice, but also Reiser (If you have lots of small files) or XFS (if you are dealing with large files)

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Old 10-05-2006, 11:14 AM   #6
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