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Old 04-19-2004, 10:28 AM   #16
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As for 9.x, Mandrake installs its partitions as ext3fs. I haven't tried 10.0 yet, but i guess it uses the same default fs. Of course, you can choose another during the install...

ext3fs (and ext2fs) is, if (im not mistaken, the fs designed for linux.

Concerning the internals of the linux kernel, it has a "virtual file system", which helps programs (and kernel coders) in providing a standard interface to access files. But this vfs can't do much without, underneath him, the specific fs driver of the partition it want to access.
 
Old 04-19-2004, 02:08 PM   #17
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So which filesystem is the default in a Mandrake install? As for the quote about the world coming to an end. It never does millions die in wars but there is always someone smart enough to build a nuclear bunker and keep a woman there for breeding and plenty food and water.
I'm not sure why the "default" is relevant - just look at the output of "mount" and it tells you. If your still not sure then post the output from "mount".
 
  


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