Updating README.Debian

Benjamin Seidenberg astronut at dlgeek.net
Thu Jul 20 21:27:27 UTC 2006

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jul 2006, Benjamin E. Seidenberg wrote:
>> Henrique: Do you still think that this statement is true?
>>  o Ext2 is slow on very large directories (right now), and sync medatada
>>    writes enabled are a huge performance hit. If you need high IO throughput
>>    from Cyrus, you will need to use ext3, reiserfs, xfs or something like
>>    that.  xfs is probably the best one.
> Drop "xfs is probably the best one.".  It is best only if you are NOT going
> to suffer a hardware failure or kernel oops.
> But yes, ext2 is still a Bad Idea for Cyrus spools.
>> Is the following true as well?
>> "However, ctl_cyrusdb -r is NOT FULLY IMPLEMENTED YET... you are on
>> your own to recover from corrupt databases."
> Sorry, I have no idea if this one was fixed.
Thanks. I'm going to do another few passes through it, then I would
appreciate if you could take a look since you know the technical details
much better than I do.


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