Are there any real advantages of ext4 over ext2 ?
bourne.identity at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 9 00:22:25 UTC 2020
On 2020-07-09 04:44, David Christensen wrote:
> I recently learned that FreeBSD supports ext2 and have formatted a USB
> HDD with ext2 for this reason, but have yet to test it with FreeBSD.
ext2 works very well under FreeBSD. I have been using ext2fs for ages
under FreeBSD. The support is smooth and reliable. All you need to do is
ext4 works under FreeBSD via fuse-ext2, which unfortunately is quite
slow as on date.
ZFS, as you correctly point out, is another option that I will keep in
mind in future.
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