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RE: [SLE] SuSE 8.1 Pro which filesystem to use ?
You can use the tune2fs(8) command to adjust your parameters. By default,
ext2 (and ext3) file systems are set with a maximum number of mounts as
well as a time interval. You can use tune2fs(8) to change or turn these

On 2 Oct 2002 at 7:19, Johnathan Bailes wrote:
> Listen, ext3 is fine for servers and gives faster better results for
> serving out nfs shares IMO. However, if you are planning on putting
> SuSE on a laptop ever as a workstation style install I would go with
> reiserfs simply because ext3 insists on doing a long filesystem check
> every 30 mounts or so. Also, recovery on a reiserfs after a system goes
> down seems to be faster but both are terribly consistent. Either one
> can survive a hard reboot with little problems.
> --
> Johnathan Bailes BAE Systems ESI
> "UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because
> that would also stop you from doing clever things." - Doug Gwyn
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