"The Journaled File System (JFS) is a little-known filesystem
open sourced by IBM in 1999 and available in the Linux kernel
sources since 2002. It originated inside IBM as the standard
filesystem on the AIX line of Unix servers, and was later ported to
OS/2. Despite its pedigree, JFS has not received the publicity or
widespread usage of Linux filesystems like ext2/3 and ReiserFS. To
learn more about JFS, I installed it as my root filesystem. I found
it to be a worthy alternative to the bigger names.
"To give JFS a try, I installed Slackware 12 on a laptop,
choosing JFS as the filesystem during installation..."
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