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Re: Choosing filesystems for exchanging data among operating system

On Jul 01 2005, sascha brossmann wrote:
> on 7/1/05 5:13 PM, Rogério Brito wrote:
> > I use the hfsplus module in Linux to get access to HFS+ formatted
> > filesystems and it works much better than FAT has ever worked (no little
> > limitations of file size etc).
> glad to hear that. while i knew that some progress had been made, i
> didn't want to recommend something which i haven't recently & reliably
> used myself, though. maybe i should have mentioned that my experience
> with hfsplus on linux is slightly dated by now.

Yes, there were some improvements in the last few years. In particular, the
output of df isn't confusing anymore, for instance.

> @albert: concerning UFS, all i ever heard was recommendations against
> using it unless being absolutely forced to because of some legacy
> software, so i never considered.

Not to mention that there doesn't seem to be just one UFS layoung around
and that Linux didn't have good support for UFS the last time I checked
(but, again, the Linux driver may have the feature to write on such
filesystems not marked "dangerous" anymore).

Hope this helps, Rogério.

Rogério Brito : rbrito@ime.usp.br : http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito
Homepage of the algorithms package : http://algorithms.berlios.de
Homepage on freshmeat:  http://freshmeat.net/projects/algorithms/

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