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Old 03-27-2007, 10:31 PM   #1
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Best filesystem for readonly data?

Could anybody recommend me a good file system that I should use for containing data that will only be read? It obviously doesn't need journal support, so I was thinking of using ext2, however is there something better then this?

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Old 03-27-2007, 11:43 PM   #2
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As with anything, it depends on what files.

Some are better at large files, others at small, its really mostly preference tho. Ext2 should be fine, i dont think there are any popular file systems that accel at read only, so pick whatever you like best, ext2 is a good choice as it should be widely supported, so if your already using it, you might as well continue using it unless you have a good reason for using another file system (which depends on workload, and what type of files youll be dealing with).


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