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Re: [opensuse] Reiserfs (was ext4 vs btrfs)
On 07/12/2012 08:36 PM, Carlos E. R. wrote:

But I had it gone belly up on me. And ext3, and xfs... all of them.
It is shame reiserfs is doomed, though.


I still have 10.3 installs on Reiser that have worked for "God knows how long now" without a single hiccup. (backoffice file & fax servers)

I still have 11.0 installs on ext2/ext3 that work fine without a single

I have mixed ext3 and ext4 installs on 11.4 & Arch Linux that have worked fine without a hiccup.

I haven't experimented beyond that. I don't know how old my oldest install has been running, but it has been a while. In that time, I've never found any limitation that I've been faced with from any of the filesystems. So util there are tested reviews that show there is some real benefit that a filesystem change will provide, I don't see any need to be a beta-tester where data is concerned -- nor do I see any reason suse should decide to experiment with a default filesystem change in the near future...

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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