Open Source Software and Linux:



March 15, 2009  1:53 PM

Maybe you shouldn’t use the ext4 file system

Posted by: Xjlittle
data loss, ext3, ext4, linux file system

Users of the Kubuntu recently suffered data loss while using the new ext4 file system. It happens when there is a power loss or a system failure. Note that this is not specific to Kubuntu. The Kubuntu users were just the first to try out the new file system. I'm not talking about data that...

September 30, 2008  1:12 AM

Using tune2fs to tune your ext3 file system

Posted by: Xjlittle
dumpe2fs, ext2, ext3, journaling file system, linux file system, tune2fs

Linux has the capability to use a large number of file systems. Generally you will find the ext3 file system on the Red Hat style operating system as the default. The ext3 file system is a journaling file system. Journaling is process by which a file system logs changes to the file system...


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