Filesystems for new hard disk drive

François Jacques jacf01 at
Thu Mar 17 17:05:33 EST 2005

Hi all,

Anyone tried the "alternative" filesystems such as JFS, XFS or ReiserFS on
the Netwinder? Did you get better performance than with ext3fs?

I'm thinking of using the JFS since it appears to be the filesystem that is
the less CPU intensive while providing better performance than ext3fs, but
usual benchmarks are done on higher systems. I'm wondering how the Netwinder
perform with those filesystems.


PS: from my understanding, only the /boot and rescue partitions requires to
be ext2fs otherwise the unit won't boot (normal or rescue modes)

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