[rfc] use ext3 instead of ext2

Nathan Coulson conathan at conet.dyndns.org
Thu Jul 15 14:18:58 PDT 2004

> Folks,
> I'd *really* like this to go into 6.0.  Apologies for not mentioning it
> before, but I completely forgot about it.  The basic justification for
> this is it keeps us up-to-date with common usage & best-practice.  I
> don't know why anyone would willingly want to use a non-journalling FS
> vs. a journalling FS unless performance was absolutely critical over
> data integrity (is there ever a need for that kind of trade-off?).  This
> is actually quite a trivial change as far as the book instructions
> go, although of course it is rather a fundamental one.
> Unless this receives an overwhelmingly negative response I'll put the
> changes in on Tuesday evening.  I'm away for a long weekend now, so it
> gives you all a chance to contribute your thoughts on this without my
> overseeing you :)
> Cheers,
> Matt.
> --

I am not entirely sure about this, but this would mean we do not fsck / on
bootup, right?

If so, I would like to take out the line that mounts / readonly, then
fsck's it.

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