Linux-Watch: Enhanced Linux Filesystem Nears Production Kernel
Oct 13, 2006, 19:30 (14 Talkback[s])
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"Ext3 has become one of the most popular Linux filesystems.
However, with hard drives sneaking up on a terabyte, concerns exist
that ext3 won't be able to handle 21st-century storage
requirements. With this in mind, the Linux kernel developers have
just released the first real-world test version of ext4.
"Andrew Morton, the well-known Linux developer, added the new
experimental filesystem on Oct. 10 to the Linux kernel..."