November 16, 2001

Introducing ext3

Author: JT Smith

"With the 2.4 release of Linux come a host of new filesystem possibilities, including Reiserfs, XFS, GFS, and others. These
filesystems sound cool, but what exactly can they do, what are they good at, and exactly how do you go about safely using them in a
production Linux environment? Daniel Robbins answers these questions by showing you how to set up these new advanced filesystems
under Linux 2.4. In this installment, Daniel takes a look at ext3, a new improved version of ext2 with journaling capabilities." More at


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