The state of ext4 disck tools

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sun Aug 8 00:43:27 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 6:30 PM, Karl Larsen <klarsen1 at> wrote:
> On 08/07/2010 04:14 PM, Tom H wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 6:05 PM, Karl Larsen<klarsen1 at>  wrote:
>>> The ext4 file system has far more files in /boot/grub/
>>> directory than did ext3. There are fewer commands than ext3 but they do
>>> the job. The file that looks like menu.lst is grub.cfg.
>> You must be confusing grub1 and grub2 with filesystems.
>> The number of files in /boot/grub is the same for ext2/ext3/ext4.
>         Just looked and ext4 has 35 files in /boot/grub, more than the
> 23 in the same directory with ext3.

If and when I have the time, I will create three VM installs of Lucid
or Maverick with /boot on ext2, ext3, ext4 and post an "ls -l /boot"
for each...

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