Filesystem of choice for a Linux/FreeBSD shared backup disk?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue Sep 23 22:05:57 UTC 2008

> about trying to make the data as available as possible. Do anyone here have 
> any suggestion about what kind of filesystem would be best to use? Can ufs2 
> be read by linux? It looks like it from my short persual of google hits, but 
> it also looks kind of complicated. IS ext2 a safer bet? Anything totally 
> different?

use ext2. FreeBSD handles ext2 fine, while linux doesn't handle UFS2 
easily. just remember ext2 performance is lower, but for backups, copying 
etc. it shouldn't matter

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