Thomas Schlosser
By: Thomas Schlosser

June 25, 2021 9:15 am

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XFS “nobarrier” option is now more than deprecated

XFS nobarrier mount option became deprecate Starting with SLES 12 SP4 the xfs mount option "nobarrier" becomes deprecated. But before xfs completely removed these option, there was an initial period of several years where the option was being still recognized but ignored. This means that it was still possible to set the option but […]

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By: mattehle

March 20, 2014 11:23 am

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Practical XFS for SUSE Linux Enterprise

As discussed in this excellent Conversations article posted a few months ago, XFS has a lot to offer as an enterprise grade file system.  SUSE has held to this position for years, and with XFS chosen as the default file system on RHEL 7 Beta, it appears that the engineers at Red Hat now […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

June 14, 2013 3:25 pm

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XFS: The Enterprise File System of Choice

Few things in the Linux world get as much of a heated debate as the choice and usage of file systems.  This debate has been raging long and hard between supporters of the major enterprise distributions for some years, with the two positions staked out being XFS and Ext4.   This conflict is about […]

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Gerald Pfeifer
By: Gerald Pfeifer

November 11, 2010 4:38 pm

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ext4: Still Not There Yet – And Not Worth It Anyway

When reading Ext4 Within Striking Distance of XFS the other day, I could not help virtually patting Matthias Eckermann, who owns the storage strategy for SUSE Linux Enterprise on my team, and our file system engineers led by Jeff Mahoney on their backs. This is a nice confirmation of us shipping XFS as a supported […]

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