[TriLUG] What filesystem would you use for a laptop?
ritesh at cs.unc.edu
Fri Jan 25 11:01:21 EST 2008
On 1/25/08, Mike Shaw <mdshaw89 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been using JFS for a while simply because of performance - it seems
> get a better response from JFS than from EXT3. I had used EXT3 for a
> to try out but went back to JFS because EXT3 seemed to be a little
> pokey. I
> could not tell any difference between the two as far as battery, CPU, etc.
> As to why JFS over Reiser or XFS - 2 reasons. 1- JFS has been around a
> while, and 2 - I work for IBM so I was hoping I would have better support
> for any filesystem problems I would run into! ;)
I would recommend jfs too. I saw comparisons (on lkml IIRC) which showed
that jfs has good performance and is also low on cpu usage... which is
important for a laptop. I switched from ext3 recently and am pleasantly
surprised by the responsiveness of my system.
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