[rfc] use ext3 instead of ext2

Miguel Bazdresch lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org
Thu Jul 15 14:32:09 PDT 2004


* Nathan Coulson <conathan at conet.dyndns.org> [2004-07-15 21:27]:
> > 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.

I still run fsck on bootup. If the system shut down improperly you need
it to replay the journal.

I also automatically run a filesystem check every 30 days on bootup.

-- 
Miguel Bazdresch
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