On Sun, 2012-07-22 at 11:26 +0100, Imran Chaudhry wrote: > Sorry to hear this. I cannot recommend using ext4 in Linux > 2.6.32. > > > Thanks for your reply Ben. > > > As an aside, from what kernel version would you recommend use of ext4 > in? I don't know what the minimum would be but I believe it's fine in Linux 3.2, which will be in the next Debian stable release (and is now available in testing, unstable and squeeze-backports). > Maybe I should use (tried and rusted) ext3 for my backup devices. I > mentioned this problem in my local LUG and a couple of people reported > similar problems with ext4. Yes, that's a safer choice. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings 73.46% of all statistics are made up.
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