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Old 06-30-2003, 11:52 AM   #1
crabboy
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Smoothwall filesystem type


I'm considering installing Smoothwall on my firewall box, and I'd like to know what filesystem that is uses. It appears, from searches, that Smoothwall <= 1.0 uses ext2 as it's filesystem and 2.0 beta uses ext3. I want to stay away from 2.0 for now since it is still in beta, but i'd like to use the journaled filesystem.

Is ext2 the only configurable filesystem for Smoothwall 1.0, or can you run anything you want?

TIA

Gary
 
Old 06-30-2003, 12:12 PM   #2
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if my memmory serves me correctly ... I believe that you have no choice over the filesystem used during the installation, the whole emphasis behind the smoothwall project has been providing a fully functional, easy to install, firewall so I suppose confusing slightly less 'clued' users by offering options such as this wouldnt be very helpful

and btw, you might want to check out http://www.ipcop.org which is (in my opinion) much better than smoothwall (even tho it was forked from the original smoothwall code), and its totally free so you'll get the same support as everyone else
 
Old 06-30-2003, 02:08 PM   #3
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Mind me asking why you like ipcop over smoothwall?
 
Old 06-30-2003, 08:37 PM   #4
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Smoothwall 1.0 uses ext2 with no other options.
I have considered using a beta with a better filesystem or IPcop.
Smoothwall generally works so nicely that I hesitate to start over with something new.
 
  


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