Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/11/1997 12:32:09
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>>>>> "Perry" == Perry E Metzger <email@example.com> writes:
Perry> Linux's ext2fs has a serious flaw in it -- it does not do
Perry> synchronous metadata writes, ever. You derived our ext2fs
Perry> from ffs -- does that mean that we properly do synchronous
Perry> metadata writes, and can claim to do ext2fs better than
Perry> Linux does?
Assuming that we do metadata writes, which makes me much happier
about using ext2fs, when would I use ext2 vs ffs?
Or are they similar enough that I'd just use ext2 to mount a linux
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