[PLUG] ext4 fs

Kaustubh Gadkari kaustubh.gadkari at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 01:52:03 PST 2009


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 2:37 AM, म.हा.सा.ग.र <o.s.h.o at guruvision.com> wrote:
> Just curious if anyone has already started using ext4 as filesystem?
>
> from various references available i understand that though it is
> stable as of 21st Oct. 2008 it is still marked as exprimental in
> kernel so this curiosity.

I believe that ext4 is now marked stable in linux 2.6.28. Some also
did a few tests with a daily build of Ubuntu 9.04 with ext4 as the
default filesystem.
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-9-04-Boots-in-21-4-Seconds-101885.shtml

>
> if i am correct ext3 was extensively tested by a linux enthusiast
> (probably a pro) at tifr or some such institute in Pune, and test
> results were posted here, which at that time was a cornerstone for
> many people to start using ext3...  i do not know if (s)he is still on
> the list, but i would be interested to know if and when such efforts
> are undertaken somewhere.
>

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ext4_benchmarks&num=1

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Kaustubh Gadkari
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