[rescue] Linux FSs

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri Dec 5 07:03:49 CST 2008

On Fri, Dec 05, 2008 at 09:56:14AM +0200, Meelis Roos wrote:
> Ext3 is my default - it's not the fastest but it's the most dependable 
> (and usually not much slower than others). I have not lost any data with 
> it other that doing a forced fsck on a mounted FS for my own stupidity 
> once. The toolchain is the most tried-and-tested.

You can improve ext3 performance somewhat by mounting it noatime or relatime
and enabling the dir_index feature on the filesystem.

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