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Re: Linux ready for the home desktop?

 On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 01:03:56PM -0400, Ben Eisenbraun wrote: 
> Why is this the default in the first place?  Is it just a hold-over from 
> the days when ext2 really sucked?  Windows, Mac OS and the BSDs don't do 
> file system checks unless the file system is marked unclean. 

It's a feature from the time when computers, software and electricity 
were not 100% reliable and consistent. 

> Maybe it was a crutch supporting the original ext2 philosophy of 
> speed-over-sanity. 

La, an inflammatory remark without supporting evidence. 


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