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Re: ext3



thanks
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Stevens" <rstevens vitalstream com>
To: <redhat-install-list redhat com>
Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2002 4:23 AM
Subject: Re: ext3


> little wrote:
> > what is the difference between ext2 and ext3 and ext2 is referred as
linux
> > native
> > how is ext3 referred to as ?
>
> Well, it's called "ext3"! ;-)  ext2 is still the standard.  ext3 is
> ext2 with journaling (e.g. you don't need to fsck it if the system
> crashes due to a power outage or other reason--fsck being the Unix
> equivalent of "chkdsk" under Windows).  In other words, it's a bit
> more robust than ext2 but still has a few glitches (very minor and
> I've not run into any in the last two revisions of it).
>
> However, that's why it's not the standard yet.  The operative word
> is "yet"--it will be the default soon.  RedHat 7.2 and 7.3 default
> to it, Debian and Mandrake don't.
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