[SATLUG] File server

Don Davis dondavis at reglue.org
Sun Aug 12 13:39:21 CDT 2012

Why do you want a file server that dual boots? Why the switch back and
forth? Why not just VM the MS stuff and avoid putting whatever you have
on your RAID 5 at risk of some MS related infection?

Are you asking about the RAID FS? Why not XFS?

On 08/12/2012 01:25 PM, buddylee48 wrote:
> Maybe lets clarify what you really want. Do you want a file server or do
> you want to share a common partition for holding files on a dual booting
> machine? If you have a file server there is absolutely no reason to dual
> boot and the format type doesn't matter at all to the clients as they will
> be mounting an NFS share being oblivious to the format type.
> However if you are sharing a common partition for a dual booting machine
> then just use FAT or NTFS, they both work and you honestly wont notice a
> difference.
> Cody
> On Aug 11, 2012 9:01 PM, "Joe" <null.div.zero at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,  I have a system with a single disk as the primary boot device and a
>> raid 5 .  I want to dual boot windows and debian (both serving the same
>> function,  a file server)  so I need a good file system that both windows
>> and Linux can support.  I'm thinking exFat.  But,  I like ext3 or 4 ( for
>> it file size support and fragmentation resistance) , but I wonder how
>> important native windows support will be.  Any thoughts?
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