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View Poll Results: I like this filesystem...
ext2 12 17.39%
ext3 41 59.42%
ReiserFS 16 23.19%
Other (?) 0 0%
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Old 08-24-2002, 08:33 AM   #1
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Which filesystem you use?


I have allways used ext2, but now I'm planning to try out ext3 as my fight with Slack continues.

I would also like to hear your comments about filesystem of your choice.

Kiitos.
 
Old 08-24-2002, 08:35 AM   #2
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ext3. I like the idea of reiser but it still has far far too many problems when the number of files gets high.

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Old 08-24-2002, 11:30 AM   #3
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Definately - Reseirfs!
I've used ext2fs but wasn't satisfied with it's speed so I tried ext3fs. (Also because it was a journaling fs) But I really got mad at ext3 'cause I live in an area were there are a couple of problems with the electricity(it sometimes just turns off(I hope this will be fixed in the near future)) and once I was working in Linux and the electricity just poped out and when I turned on the PC next time ext3 was dead While since I have Reiserfs it already withstood(twice!) such electricity problems! Also I must say that it's a fast fs and didn't have any problems with it for now.
 
Old 08-24-2002, 01:52 PM   #4
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I'm using Reiserfs on one machine and Ext2 on others (but I'm going to move them to Reiser).
 
Old 08-24-2002, 07:07 PM   #5
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I use ext2
 
Old 08-24-2002, 10:26 PM   #6
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ext3, but I have used XFS once, but since I don't know a thing, I figured I would stick to something a bit more common, in case I had problems.
 
Old 08-25-2002, 09:05 AM   #7
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i select the one "Linux Native" when i install Mandrake, which one is that?
 
Old 08-25-2002, 09:12 AM   #8
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pretty sure it's ext2
 
Old 08-25-2002, 09:22 AM   #9
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ext3 doesn't have the problems that ext2 have when system crashes.
 
Old 08-25-2002, 01:28 PM   #10
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Can Linux crash in console?

Never seen that happen.
 
Old 08-25-2002, 01:42 PM   #11
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just starting to use ext3.

never used it till now because ext2 is recognised by DOS program PQMAGICT.EXE (comes with partitionmagic 4.01) and ext3 is not supported (due to the program being older than ext3).
 
Old 08-25-2002, 01:47 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by Eits0
Can Linux crash in console?

Never seen that happen.
It's quite easy when you're root. After a hard reboot ext2 can cause problems. With Ext3 or Reiser the system boots smoothly

Last edited by Mara; 08-25-2002 at 01:55 PM.
 
Old 08-25-2002, 03:20 PM   #13
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With RH7.2 & ext3 I lost my /usr partition and had massive
problems (forced re-checks after a clean shutdown), so I'll
stick with Reiser (which I've been successfuly using since
2000 & SuSE) ...

Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 08-25-2002, 06:54 PM   #14
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I am using ext3 on a hybrid RH7.2 which has lost its rpm database in the debris of source installations, so far so good; I had lost power once, and linux came back online w/o any problems.
 
Old 08-25-2002, 08:01 PM   #15
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Quote:
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Can Linux crash in console?

Never seen that happen.
I managed to do that just yesterday. Do not, I repeat DO NOT remove any packages from the a disk set unless you really really know what it is for.
 
  


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