common filesystem for Linux and FreeBSD

Chad Perrin perrin at
Tue Dec 18 03:31:35 PST 2007

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 11:06:30AM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 10:39:31AM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
> >> Chad Perrin wrote:
> >>
> >>> That being the case, there is some data I would like to keep available to
> >>> both FreeBSD and Linux systems, in stable read/write access with
> >>> reasonably high access performance for both (fast enough to achieve
> >>> decent frame rates, for instance).  This seems to rule out both ext3 and
> >>> UFS2.  What filesystem(s) meet(s) my needs in this case?
> >> Since you didn't state anything about reliability, ext2 will maybe help
> >> you :)
> > 
> > I thought "stable" covered that.
> ext2fs is "stable" in the sense that there are no known bugs, and it's
> 100% compatible with Linux. It "just works".
> Unless you get frequent power outages or similar "hard" errors, the lack
> of journaling shouldn't bother you much.

Ah, I understand your meaning now.  I thought you meant reliable
operation, and you just meant to refer to the fault-tolerance of the
filesystem itself.  Much clearer now.  Thanks.

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