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A Better ext4 Filesystem for Linux

Jan 31, 2008, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)

"Linux's ext4 filesystem, the successor to ext3, may well be the filesystem many of us are using a few years from now. Things have been relatively quiet on that front - at least, outside of the relevant mailing lists - but the ext4 developers have not been idle. Some of their work has now come to the surface with Ted Ts'o's posting of the ext4 merge plans for 2.6.25.

"One of the changes going into ext4 is a lifting of the longstanding 4KB block size limit..."

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