Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1997 19:21:19
On Jun 11, Michael Richardson wrote
>   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
> disk. 

You can. But ext2fs doesn't add any new features (it has in fact for now less
features than ffs), and bad performances, because of the small block size.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.       
     {Net,Free}BSD: 21 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference