Subject: Re: ext2fs is in the tree
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1997 10:20:37
On Wed, 11 Jun 1997 12:46:36 -0400 
 "Perry E. Metzger" <> 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. 
 > FFS is actually superior in a number of ways.

Right... for example, ext2fs dones't have fragments; you either have to
use a small block size (1024, or something), or you waste space.

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