Thoughts about EXT4 optional in Jaunty Development & questions about Plymouth

Thomas Cameron tom at
Sun Jan 11 19:45:57 UTC 2009

To be clear, and as I'm sure you already know, you will not benefit from
EXT4's advanced layout functionality for existing files if you convert.
Only new files will be created with extents and the rest of the advanced

On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 14:40 -0700, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > ext4 will be available as a partitioning option as of tomorrow's daily
> > builds.
> I'm looking forward to this. I've been looking forward to ext4 for
> years. I could do an install from scratch, but I'm hoping that I can
> "upgrade" my existing ext3 to ext4 as you can going from ext2 to ext3.

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