[linux-lvm] Re: which filesystem to use on slackware

Måns Rullgård mru at kth.se
Sat Jan 10 12:29:02 UTC 2004

Chris Conn <cmcgoat at swbell.net> writes:

> --- Måns_Rullgård <mru at kth.se> wrote:
>> Francis SOUYRI <francis.souyri at wanadoo.fr> writes:
>> > Hi Chris,
>> >
>> >     I think the performances are not the main things in your case,
>> >     you need to see the "managment" capabilities of each filesystems,
>> >     If you want to learn more about the LVM probably you test the move
>> >     of a logical volume, the extend, reduce of a logical volume and...
>> >
>> > With Ext3 you can grow the filesystem offline and with a kernel patch
>> > you can grow online,  you can not shrink.
>> Ext3 can be shrunk offline.
> Can I use ext3 and reiserfs on the same box?

I should think so.  I haven't done it personally, but I don't have any
reason to believe that it shouldn't work.

> I've set up my second disk to use reiserfs but my main disk is ext2,
> thought about converting it to ext3 since that would be easier than
> re-installing... but I'm not sure if this is a good idea. It make
> more sense to just re-install slack on my main disk with reiserfs.

That's up to you.

Måns Rullgård
mru at kth.se

More information about the linux-lvm mailing list