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11<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 11<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
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315as the creation of large filesystems, the use of many small files, very large 315as the creation of large filesystems, the use of many small files, very large
316files and directories containing tens of thousands of files. 316files and directories containing tens of thousands of files.
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320<b>XFS</b> is a filesystem with metadata journaling that is fully supported 320<b>XFS</b> is a filesystem with metadata journaling which comes with a robust
321under Gentoo Linux's xfs-sources kernel. It comes with a robust feature-set and
322is optimized for scalability. We only recommend using this filesystem on Linux 321feature-set and is optimized for scalability. We only recommend using this
323systems with high-end SCSI and/or fibre channel storage and a uninterruptible 322filesystem on Linux systems with high-end SCSI and/or fibre channel storage and
324power supply. Because XFS aggressively caches in-transit data in RAM, improperly 323an uninterruptible power supply. Because XFS aggressively caches in-transit data
325designed programs (those that don't take proper precautions when writing files 324in RAM, improperly designed programs (those that don't take proper precautions
326to disk and there are quite a few of them) can lose a good deal of data if the 325when writing files to disk and there are quite a few of them) can lose a good
327system goes down unexpectedly. 326deal of data if the system goes down unexpectedly.
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331<b>JFS</b> is IBM's high-performance journaling filesystem. It has recently 330<b>JFS</b> is IBM's high-performance journaling filesystem. It has recently
332become production-ready and there hasn't been a sufficient track record to 331become production-ready and there hasn't been a sufficient track record to

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