File System Descriptions

Joshua Lokken joshua.lokken at
Fri Dec 10 11:46:47 PST 2004

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 18:48:37 +0300, Odhiambo Washington
<wash at> wrote:
> Dear people,
> Does anyone know of a place where they describe the differences between
> the commonly known filesystem types - UFS, UFS2, NTFS, EXT2, EXT3,
> REISERFS, FAT32 (spit!) .. well, mostly the ones related to Unix I hope.
> I would like to know why one type is preferred over the others, or
> something like that.

Those look like they may contain some or most of the
filesystems you're inquiring about.   HTH,

Joshua Lokken
Open Source Advocate

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