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Re: How stable is ext3fs?



On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 04:08:14AM +0100, Hans Wilmer wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to figure out how stable the ex3fs currently is. I'm
> running Debian Woody with the 2.4.18 kernel and have already switched
> over most partitions to have a journal, and mounted them as ext3. This
> works fine since yesterday or so, and it's very nice that ext3 is so
> easy to handle and can be activated so painlessly :)
> 
> But is it a good idea to switch my /home partition over to ext3?
> Loosing data from it would be very bad, and having to restore from the
> daily backups isn't exactly a pleasure ... Or is ext3, in its current
> state, already more save than ext2?

Yes, ext3 goes to great lengths to keep your data safe.  All of my data is
on it, and ext2 only lives long enough to install a new kernel after dist install
(with ext3 :)





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