File Systems

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Mar 28 22:23:51 UTC 2009

On 03/28/2009 06:17 AM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>     I have loaded Jaunty Beta twice, and have done a full update on
>> this computers Jaunty. All is fine, but I was stopped 2 times because
>> the loader was going to use the ext2 file system, but I wanted the
>> ext3 file system and found that and both are using it.
> You could change an ext2 system to ext3 with a simple command 
> (tune2fs -j), so ext2 would have been no real problem.
>>     But I noted there is now a ext4 file system. Does anyone know why
>> I should use ext4 :-)
> I could only tell you why you should NOT use ext4. It is still 
> experimental and some people lost some files.
> <>
> Nils

Plus there are grub issues, etc:

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