To those moving to Jaunty: Do not use the new ext4

Jussi Kekkonen tmt at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 12 09:16:38 UTC 2009


FYI it's not only or specifically KDE issue, so no need to crucify
that way, dear thread members

2009/3/12, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>:
>> I haven't read all comments and I'm no expert on file systems but as
>> far as i know ext4 is a journaling file system and by that it should
>> guarantee that only complete writes of a file should be registered and
>> if thats not the case the old file should be intact and not truncated.
>> Apparently thats not the case with ext4 so what have I missed?
>>
>
> No, writes are cached. Allegedly, KDE is depending on the cache and
> not syncing. This is bad when the write delay is measured in minutes
> (ext4) as opposed to seconds (ext3).
>
>> This is a showstopper for ext4 in Jaunty as I see it and they should
>> remove the option for using ext4 at installation.
>>
>
> Don't tell me, mention that on the bug!
>
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