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

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Fri Mar 13 21:55:37 UTC 2009

Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> There are very compelling advantages for ext4 over ext3, and speaking
>> for myself I will probably switch at an appropriate time.
> There are advantages, but "very compelling"? Which advantage would you
> call "very compelling".

For a desktop user with a rotational hard drive (like me) , there are
very significant speed gains.  See
among other places.

Matt Flaschen

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