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Re: RaiserFS via NFS

## Donovan Baarda (abo@minkirri.apana.org.au):

> In the case of Reiser vs JFS vs XFS vs ext3, it depends on what you
> want. If you want stability and reliability, then maturity is what
> counts. XFS and JFS have long histories, but not with Linux. ext3 is the
> newest but is a relatively simple extension to the mature ext2. Reiser
> was the first journaling filesystem to be included into the Linux
> kernel, and has paved the way for all the others. Don't let the old
> history of Reiser bugs put you off; that is a history of bugs found and
> fixed. The others just haven't got much of a history yet...

Perhaps we had just one reiser-related crash too much, but for now
we are running fine on ext3 with the first xfs-(non-IRIX)-machines
for not-that-critical applications.

> I think they are all pretty much on par now. For me, inclusion into the
> standard Linux kernel counts for something; others have already thought
> hard about what is "ready" to go in, I don't have to duplicate that
> effort. AFAIK raiser and ext3 are the only ones in so far.

2.4.26 has ext3, reiserfs, jfs and xfs.


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