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How to install Ubuntu on ReiserFS?

I prepared a drive for installing Ubuntu on it and formatted it as ReiserFS using GParted. But there is no ReiserFS option in the ubuntu installer, so I have to choose a different file system type, ...
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Whats the best filesystem for managing millions of images?

I am designing a system capable of working with 15 million (and growing) image files ranging from 100k to 10mb. I am looking for some opinions on what may be the best filesystem to support the (...
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Recover data from a Linux software RAID1

I get a new customer with a failed old server (it does not boot anymore because of a failed CPU). Unfortunately the customer does not have a backup and I am trying to recover data from the hard ...
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Number of inodes explodes on reiserfs after certain number is reached/quota exceeded

I am using a CentOS 7 machine as a BackupPC server to pull in backups from my two frontend servers once per night. Last night the backups failed so I checked the server to see where the problem is. ...
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Alternative to ReiserFS for storing many small files in one block?

I know that ReiserFS is able to store multiple small files in a single block, and at one time was recommended for use with s3backer because of that feature, as fewer blocks to store on S3 mean lower ...
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How to increase inodes limit in ReiserFS filesystem?

Is it possible to increase inode limit in ReiserFS without formatting the partition? Currently, the filesystem on my VPS allows me to create 489K inodes, which is not enough. The machine works as ...
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Centos 6.3 install reiserFS support

I'm trying to change an existing ext4 partition to reiserFS in Centos 6.3 64bit. I've updated the kernel to Centos Plus: First, I've updated /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo: In the [centosplus] ...
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Error while mounting reiser4 filesystem

I'm using Debian 6.03 (2.6.32-5-amd64) with LVM configured. For testing I created testfs logical volume and formatted it in reiser4 filesystem. But when I try: # mount /dev/lv-group/testfs /mnt it ...
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Safe filesystem for Email homedir storage? XFS? JFS? Btrfs? Reiser4?

i'm building an email system and considering some filesystem that support online-resize, safe when power-outage, and does not restrict number of files per directory(or at least can hold some millions ...
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upgrading ext3 fs on ubuntu 8.04

so we are stuck with this closed source system that keeps on adding folders to one directory, and it's going to hit the 32k limit soon because it's ext3. and that folder is expected to have +100k ...
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SUSE box hangs possibly due to Reiserfs partition issue

I've got a SUSE box with 8GB RAM and Reiserfs filesystem which has been running smoothly for over 4 years with no o/s and h/w related problems. The box serves a couple of (database driven) sites of ...
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ReiserFS warning: reiserfs_get_unused_objectid: no more object ids

I've a partition in ReiserFS which stores images from a camera (so it keeps adding/removing directories with pictures...). When doing a dmesg, I get the following "warnings": [227297.192297] ...
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Is it possible to install CentOS with ReiserFS in VPS?

I'm confused because as I know, CentOS doesn't support ReiserFS. But my previous CentOS VPS is running on ReiserFS. Filesystem Type 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/vzfs ...
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Convert root filesystem from ext3 to reiserfs in centos

When running df -T: Filesystem Type 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/hda1 ext3 1417219800 1197276 1342870552 1% / tmpfs tmpfs 4150720 0 4150720 ...
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Which distro support ReiserFS out of the box? [closed]

I need an OS distro (Linux, BSD ,or any other open source) which out of the box give option to use ReiserFS for the file system
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Recover programmation source files

I've source code files (Java and C++) to recover from a broken RAID 1+0 array, I've been able to access the virtual drive with an other server but the ReiserFS partition can't be recovered with ...
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bash: loop over 20000 files slow - why?

A simple loop over a lot of files is half as fast on one system vs. the other. using bash, I did something like for * in ./ do something here done Using "time" I was able to confirm, that on ...
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reiserfsck on lvm

It seems like my filesystem got corrupted somehow during the last reboot of my server. I can't fsck some logical volumes anymore. The setup: root@rescue ~ # cat /mnt/rescue/etc/fstab proc /proc proc ...
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reiserfsck --rebuild-tree failed: Not enough allocable blocks

I have a reiserfs volume that required a --rebuild-tree, but is currently failing to complete when I pass it --rebuild-tree. Here is the output that I receive when running it: reiserfsck 3.6.19 (...
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Why is reiserfs marginalized?

I've seen lots of comments suggesting that EXT3 is safer & better than reiserfs. I've been using this FS for about 4 years now and never ever had problems. Before this I used ext2 and then ext3. ...
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How to convert a reiserfs partition to ext3?

Is there a tool to convert a reiserfs partition to ext3?
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Can I resize reiserfs off of a failing LVM volume?

A while back I pulled some spare parts to set up a test for backuppc. Two largish hard drives were merged into a single volume with LVM. A few months later, it seems that the second drive is going/...
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To what extent has ReiserFS's popularity been lessened by Hans Reiser? [closed]

How does the future look for ReiserFS? Did the trial affect its popularity much? This is a pretty subjective question, so referring to a published statistic/article would be nice.
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What are the differences between ext3, ext4 , ReiserFS?

And why should I pick one instead of the other?