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From: Hans Reiser <reiser@namesys.com>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [TRIVIAL] use ext2/ext3 consistently in Kconfig
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2003 17:59:24 +0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3F23DABC.1090003@namesys.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1059303927.12758.10.camel@dhcp22.swansea.linux.org.uk>

Alan Cox wrote:

>On Sad, 2003-07-26 at 20:57, Tomas Szepe wrote:
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>>$subj + also clarify what fs versions the current reiser module supports.
>>Patch against -bk3.          
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>>This is the journaling version of the Second extended file system
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>-         (often called ext3), the de facto standard Linux file system
>+         (often called ext2), the de facto standard Linux file system
>          (method to organize files on a storage device) for hard disks.
>
>It is called ext3 not ext2. This change is dubious (actually the big
>problem is it is totally unclear what we are discussing the name of.
>How about
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>  Ext3 is the journalling versions of the second extended file system
>(ext2). Ext2 was the former de-facto standard Linux file system
>
on redhat.... or did you mean long ago.... ;-)

>. Ext3
>uses the same on disk layout but with a journal.
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Hans



  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-07-27 13:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-26 19:57 [TRIVIAL] use ext2/ext3 consistently in Kconfig Tomas Szepe
2003-07-26 20:21 ` Jeff Sipek
2003-07-26 20:28   ` Sean Neakums
2003-07-26 21:21     ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-26 21:30       ` Sean Neakums
2003-07-26 21:40         ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-26 20:52   ` Kurt Wall
2003-07-26 21:01     ` Sean Neakums
2003-07-27 11:05 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-27 11:23   ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-27 13:59   ` Hans Reiser [this message]
2003-08-05  7:29 Tomas Szepe

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