regular fsck runs are too disturbing
ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Sep 27 16:45:26 UTC 2007
On Thursday 27 September 2007 10:01, Milan wrote:
> And how about using ReiserFS by default, or any other journaled
> filesystem that doesn't require fsck to run regularly? I'm using
> reiser3, and I hadn't noticed that fsck was run by default on startup
> until a friend of mine installed Ubuntu with standard settings (i.e.
> with ext3).
> >From Wikipedia: "ReiserFS is the default file system on the Slackware
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slackware>, Xandros
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xandros>, Yoper
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YOPER>, Linspire
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linspire>, GoboLinux
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoboLinux>, Kurumin Linux
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurumin_Linux>, FTOSX and Libranet
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libranet> Linux distributions
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_distribution>. ReiserFS was the
> default file system in Novell <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novell>'s
> SUSE Linux Enterprise until Novell decided to move to ext3
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ext3> on October 12
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_12>, 2006
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006>^ for future releases."
> Why did Novell went back to ext3?
ReiserFS is effectively unmaintained. I've switched from ReiserFS to Ext3 for
my installs too. While it works well now, bitrot seems inevitable.
Note: This has nothing to do with an legal issues the developers have. The
Reiser devs have been focused on ResierFS4 for quite some time.
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