Why Ext2?

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Wed Oct 30 18:02:24 PST 2002


On Thu, 31 Oct 2002 01:33:59 +0000 (UTC)
highos at linuxfromscratch.org (Jesse Tie-Ten-Quee) wrote:

> > Maybe this was previously discussed, but why the book is installing
> > ext2 as the default filesystem instead of reiserfs or (insert your
> > favourite journalling fs here) ? . Is this going to change in newer
> > books ?
> 
> Because it's the default filesystem used since...forever now :)

I think ext3 would be a natural progression, and its backward
compatible...
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