[sf-lug] filesystem for a 3TB external USB drive

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Jan 4 00:03:15 PST 2012

Quoting Shane Tzen (shane at faultymonk.org):

> Actually, in the context which it was mentioned, it was supposed to be
> used on a 3TB external USB drive to hold backup data.

Dude, there's been one _hell_ of a lot of topic drift since then,
irrespective of leftover Subject header.

No, I most certainly wouldn't use ext2 for that purpose either --

> I can't tell you from experience that I know how long it would take to
> fsck an 8TB volume....


Yes, we already know about fsck times, and the reason why ZFS / btrfs /
etc. exist.  

Might I suggest that you cool it a bit?  Thanks.

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