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Re: Feature Request



> On Thu, 2003-07-24 at 16:36, Ethan Bonick wrote:
>> >
>> > For configuration that supports more things than the redhat-config-*
>> tools, have you tried webmin?  IMO, the webmin developers do a much
>> better job at keeping up with things than linuxconf did.
>> >
>>
>> I was talking about admin config tools not install time config
>> options.
>
> So was I.  Both redhat-config-* and webmin are administration tools used
> on an installed system.
>
>> It's a very complicated issue. I am
>> fine with ext3 being the default journal. I just hadn't seen anything
>> on as to why they made it that way. If you do something that affects
>> people they usually want to know why and many will concede once
>> they've heard your position.
>
> In answer to this specific question... here's the white paper on ext3
> that I was looking for previously:
> http://www.redhat.com/support/wpapers/redhat/ext3/

As Samuel has stated that ext3 is no longer faster, I dont know about
stability. But this paper was done in 2001 and as we all know a lot can
happen in two years. Isn't it a good idea to retest every so often? Though
that could change the default partition type every install.

>
> Note this is not breaking news: that paper was written in 2001 when Red
> Hat Linux 7.2 came out.  Perhaps the situation with the other
> filesystems has changed now.
>
> But I agree, it's much better to understand why decisions are made the
> way they are, and I hope that this new development model, with more
> input from and communication to the community, well result in much more
> of this kind of understanding.
>






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