Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/11/1997 12:46:36
Michael Richardson writes:
> >>>>> "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
FFS is actually superior in a number of ways.
I'd only use ext2fs to mount Linux disks.
However, the point is, now you *can*...