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[Discuss] Linux file systems

On 03/27/2014 07:21 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>> From: at [mailto:discuss-
>> at] On Behalf Of Tom Metro
>> Richard Pieri wrote:
>>> poor choice. ext4 is unstable, it's buggy...
> LOL.   ;-) 
> ext4 is the most stable and least buggy option available to you.  That's why it is the default for all distributions.  Unless you want to suggest that every distribution maintainer is a bumbling group of fools.
> Other filesystems are good in their own way, but ext4 is currently "the standard."  You should only go to another filesystem, for now, if it has some characteristic you care about that ext4 doesn't offer.  For me, this generally means snapshotting.  I evaluated btrfs about 2 years ago with poor success, but I am guessing it's probably good by now.
When does Hans Reiser get out of jail. The reiserfs was halfway decent.

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