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SubjectRe: document ext3 requirements
On Sun 2009-01-04 18:35:41, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> [CC: Alan Cox because of his reply in the "XFS internal error" thread]
>
>> Using ext3 is only safe if storage subsystem meets certain
>> criteria. Document those.
>
> Thanks for this patch. However, after reading this, I have a stupid
> question: which file system should I use if I had to reinstall my
> computers from scratch now?

ext2 is still the safest default... if you can live with fsck.

ext3 is the safest from the journalling ones, AFAICT.
Pavel
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