JFS in Ubuntu

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sat Oct 18 14:49:02 UTC 2008

Anthony M. Rasat wrote:

>>And jfs is rock solid as
>>a journaling file system too, >which is probably what Dotan >wants to
>>know if he's thinking about >moving away from ext3.
> Well, if it is going to be considered comforting, I use JFS in my notebook
> and servers I built. I crashed my notebook often -- my bad, testing things
> not from Ubuntu repositories -- JFS proved to be a tough journaling
> filesystem.

I have no idea about performance, but I am very happy (for years now) with
the robustness of JFS.  It rarely even blinks if you power off the machine

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