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Re: [gNewSense-users] Filesystem type

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Filesystem type
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 18:40:30 -0500
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andrei raevsky wrote:
> On 2/15/07, Matthew Flaschen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I do know ext3 journals.  I'm just uncertain how much that's necessary
>> for desktop use.  I have a laptop, so power outages aren't relevant, and
>>  GNU/Linux has never completely crashed on me (though X crashes
>> occasionally).
>> Matthew  Flaschen
> well, as long as all works well the differences between jounralling
> and non-journalling are not huge, although their characteristics in
> how they handle small or huge files are different.
>> > I personally use ReiserFS which, in my
>> > experience, is even faster and superior in the recovery after a power
>> > outage (something which happens often in Florida).
>> I don't think I would switch to ReiserFS because tools like parted have
>> such limited support for it.
> Ok, but there are plenty of good Reiser tools out there (check
> 'apt-cache search reiser')
> but if you are happy with ext2 (which is rock solid and proven) - just
> stay with it!

I think I will stick with ext2 for now.  Thanks for your patience.

Matt Flaschen

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