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Ewdison Then: OpenSUSE Drops ReiserFS; Sign of Things to Come?

Dec 14, 2006, 02:00 (11 Talkback[s])


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"While Novell might not be the most popular company in the Linux world today, it's still a very good way to gauge what's going on in the Linux community. Their latest OpenSUSE release, OpenSUSE 10.2, has a number of new features--X.Org 7.2rc2, redesigned KDE and GNOME desktops, Firefox 2.0, etc.--as well as one massive change: the deprecation of ReiserFS in favor of ext3 as the default operating system.

"This change is important for a number of reasons. While Reiser4 has yet to really make inroads into too many distributions, ReiserFS (also known as ReiserFS 3.x) is commonly found in almost every major distribution currently available to the masses..."

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