ReiserFS

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 10:37:39 UTC 2008


Steven Vollom wrote:
> Alexander Smirnov wrote:
>> Michael wrote:
>>   
>>> Not Kubuntu specific but interesting just the same. I don't think that
>>> K/Ubuntu ever used this file system, did they?
>>>     
>> I like it, and use in every K/Ubuntu installation.
>>
>>   
> I used it a short while.  A friend recommended it.  It worked fine; the 
> only problem that I could see was the fact that you have to defrag, like 
> when you use Microsoft products.  Ext3 doesn't require defragmentation, 
> I am told.  My experience is limited, however, I thought the defrag info 
> was interesting and worth looking into.  I am still using Gutsy and Ext3 
> as my file system.

I had the bad experience of a couple of crashes using ReiserFS. Went 
"back" to Ext3 and so far no problems whatsoever. Still on Gutsy though 
but the 1-2 PC I am testing with Hardy behaves very well so far

Sinclair




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