NFS and ext3

Robert G. Brown rgb at
Thu May 23 06:35:55 PDT 2002

On Thu, 23 May 2002, Alberto Ramos wrote:

>   We have some problems with power, and are thinking in using a journaling
> filesystem, preferibly ext3.
>   Any experience with ext3 fs exported with nfs?

Tons.  Works fine (provided your kernel snapshots have working NFS and
ext3 in the first place -- reasonably current 2.4 kernels all do to the
best of my knowledge).

In fact, we use this exclusively these days.


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