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Old 11-03-2004, 11:36 PM   #1
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When I partition my hard drive, what file system should it be that I install Linux on? Should it be NTFS or FAT32, or Linux EXT2 or Linux EXT3?
 
Old 11-03-2004, 11:59 PM   #2
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When I partition my hard drive, what file system should it be that I install Linux on? Should it be NTFS or FAT32, or Linux EXT2 or Linux EXT3?
Either ext3 or reiserfs. Ext2 is not journaled and a power failure can make you have to re-install.
 
Old 11-04-2004, 12:39 PM   #3
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I agree with jmings. NTFS and FAT32 are for Windows systems, not Linux, and given a choice between ext2 or ext3, ext3 is better due to the journalling function. If reiserfs is also an option, I'd recommend it for performance purposes. -- J.W.
 
  


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