Subject FB on Linux installation question
Author Fabiano
Hi all.

A new customer Will use a Linux machine to run the Firebird server. Actually
he will be the first customer to do that.

I have read that (at last with FB 1.5 to 2.0) the linux kernel need to be
2.4.x to run Classic with a lot of connections.

This issue also occurs on FB 2.5.1 Classic?

Another tip is that writes on ext4 file system is slower than ext3 if
'barrier' was ON. I can figure out the best file system to this customer.
Ext4 with/without barrier or ext3? The best for me is stability, I don't
want to easily corrupt my database on a fast partition. (power down
problems, etc).

What are the best fast/secure balanced partition type?

And finally - forced writes. I read that this configuration works on Linux
with FB 2.5.x. What is the best configuration?

It someone have any tips of software installation on linux and maybe
hardware please fells free to answer.

Thanks, Fabiano.

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