Mounting (read/write) ext4

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Mon Jan 9 19:02:35 UTC 2012

On Jan 8, 2012, at 11:57 AM, Chris wrote:
> Can the upcoming FreeBSD 9 mount ext4 file systems out of the box?

Probably no.  There's ext2 backwards-compatibility, but from what I recall, as soon as someone uses extents under the ext4 filesystem it is no longer backwards-compatible with ext2/3.

On the other hand, installing sysutils/fusefs-ext4fuse or sysutils/e2fsprogs ought to be straightforward.


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