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Old 11-21-2005, 11:50 AM   #1
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Suse 10: Filesystem: ext2/3, reiserfs or xfs?

I have installed Suse 10.0 64 bit on a AMD Athlon 64.

I have tried the following filesystem avaible:

ext2: no journaling, works sometimes very fast, rocksolid.
ext3: ext2 with journal
xfs: buggy: in KDE, I created the Susehelp Index and the program htdig crashed reproducible.
reiserfs: havenīt tested it yet; if someone post.
Old 11-21-2005, 03:06 PM   #2
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if something is buggy, then htdig.
Old 11-21-2005, 08:58 PM   #3
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what is ext2 filesystem

what exactly is ext2 and all that file system
can anyone tell me something about that
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Old 11-22-2005, 11:17 AM   #5
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all file systems have their up and downsides,
and having the right filesystem actually depends on what you want to do with it., so you might want to specify this in your post!

i'm not an expert on this matter so the links posted by diegoxcn can probably tell you all you need to know,

when you want to use it for a desktopsystem its recomended to have a journaling filesystem, because its simply a much greater risk that the system will crash or the power will be switched off and on by a frustrated user then it would be the case when you are running a server.

i personaly prefer to use reiserfs simply because it has never let me down so i never concidered to switch!
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I've used ext2, ext3 and reiserfs. I like reiserfs the best. I have not run any performance tests or actually noticed any difference. But I have managed to screw up my file system - e.g. destroying files/parts of files with ext2 and ext3 but I've never managed to do that with reiser.

Besides: reiser is newer == cooler :-)
That said, if you use your computer as a desktop machine I don't think you'll notice any difference.
Old 11-22-2005, 04:38 PM   #7
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ya i got links of ex2

thanks i got it
and i am really enjoying the links


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