[CentOS] 5.3 and ext4

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 13:11:50 UTC 2009


On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 8:04 AM, Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> Is 5.3 and ext4 going to be safe?

Define 'safe'

> I have seen a couple reports of data loss using ext4?

No. You've read reports about applications that had relied on a
feature/bug of ext3 eating data when using ext4.

> Has this already been fixed?

No.

> What does the list recommend? ext3/ ext4?

For what application type? I've been running ext4 in development with
apache and it's working okay, but it's also development. I haven't
tested it under any real sort of load. Just to see that it worked.



> Thought maybe today we would start seeing 5.3 showing up... Looking
> forward to it.




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