[SATLUG] File server
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
> 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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