svn commit: r53138 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/filesystems

Benedict Reuschling bcr at
Tue Jun 11 18:45:25 UTC 2019

Author: bcr
Date: Tue Jun 11 18:45:23 2019
New Revision: 53138

  Extend the ext4 filesystem description a bit by mentioning the supported and
  unsupported features more clearly.
  PR:			234979
  Submitted by:		nikolaibitinit at
  Reviewed by:		pfg, fsu
  Approved by:		fsu
  Differential Revision:


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/filesystems/chapter.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/filesystems/chapter.xml	Tue Jun 11 14:52:28 2019	(r53137)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/filesystems/chapter.xml	Tue Jun 11 18:45:23 2019	(r53138)
@@ -113,10 +113,15 @@
 	read and write to ext2 file systems.</para>
-	<para>
-	  This driver can also be used to access ext3 and ext4 file
-	  systems.  However, ext3 journaling and extended attributes
-	  are not supported.  Support for ext4 is read-only.</para>
+	<para>This driver can also be used to access ext3 and ext4
+	  file systems.  The &man.ext2fs.5; filesystem has full read
+	  and write support for ext4 as of &os; 12.0-RELEASE.
+	  Additionally, extended attributes and ACLs are also
+	  supported, while journalling and encryption are not.
+	  Starting with &os; 12.1-RELEASE, a DTrace provider will
+	  be available as well.  Prior versions of &os; can access
+	  ext4 in read and write mode using
+	  <package>sysutils/fusefs-ext2</package>.</para>
       <para>To access an ext file system, first

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