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Re: EXT3 Worries



Hi,

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 04:51:09PM -0300, Mark Veinot wrote:

> On August  7, 2001  3:13 pm, you wrote:
> > 	I was using EXT2 when I compared it against ReiserFS. So, since it was
> > EXT2 (as supplied by Mandrake 8.0), and not EXT3, then why was there still
> > this differential in space between EXT2 and ReiserFS? The space
> > differential was like 6.0 vs. 6.4 or something close to that.
> 
> This "tail-merging" isn't actually IN ext2 now, as far as I know either.
> Neither ext2 or ext3 have it currently.

Indeed.  Apart from the space which the journal itself occupies, ext2
and ext3 currently have identical space requirements.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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