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Re: upgrade to ext3 ?

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 10:50:47AM +0200, Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> Just curious (I'm not really into file systems): Why should I want
> ext3 instead of ext2? Is it speed, stability?

One reason: Journalling. 

Basically writes on the filesystem happens as transactions. So if the
one transaction gets interrupted (power failure etc.) the filesystem can
be returned to a previous correct state.

It also means fsck happens extremely quickly :)

Danie Roux *shuffle* Adore Unix

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