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Will Tux3 Soon Enter The Mainline Kernel?

Feb 24, 2009, 13:02 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"While not yet stabilized, the Btrfs file-system was merged into the Linux 2.6.29 kernel and is poised as the Linux competitor to Sun's famed ZFS file-system. There is also open-source work underway in supporting Microsoft's exFAT file-system on Linux. On top of all of that, there is also the Tux3 file-system.

"The Tux3 file-system was last talked about here in late November when they were moving from their FUSE module to doing a kernel port of this file-system that succeeds the never-released Tux2. Now, however, the Tux3 file-system is making it a bit further. Last week the Tux3 developers were successful in using Tux3 as the root file-system. Their initial benchmarks are also fairly promising and according to Daniel Phillips the file-system has been "exceptionally stable" for him."

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