opinion on XFS

Greg Lindahl lindahl at keyresearch.com
Fri May 10 00:26:21 PDT 2002

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 08:49:01PM -0500, Roger L. Smith wrote:

> This is a bit of a circular argument.  "XFS doesn't solve problems, it
> just runs better on hardware that ext2 didn't work correctly on."

I didn't say the first half of the quote. It's more fair to say that I
don't think that ext2 is broken in general. I only have suspicions why
XFS worked for you when you think ext2 did not.

> Just so I don't sound like a complete XFS zealot (which I'm not), I do
> have to say that I've been quite satisfied with the performance of ext3.

ext3 should have all of the correctness problems you think you saw
with ext2.


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