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Re: Dual use Filesystem

From: Alexander Polakov <polachok@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:58:40 +0300

* Matthias Rampke <matthias.rampke@googlemail.com> [110324 12:39]:
> On Montag, 21. März 2011 at 00:31, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> > ext3 or UFS might be at least readable for each side. However, the
> > lowest-common-denominator of DOS (i.e. FAT) is possibly the most portable.
> From my experience, ext2fs seems to be the most widespread filesystem among the unix-ish systems. beware though, that many of the *BSD drivers can not handle inode sizes larger than 128 byte (the default on linux is now 256 bytes) and most of the extensions (including those enabled by default with mke2fs) are not supported either.
> As far as I know, only linux supports journaling (i.e. ext3).
> The NetBSD ext2fs driver has recently gained support for large inodes, it may be worth backporting that.

I think we support it since 2009:


> I haven't tried UFS with DFly and Linux yet, it may be worth a shot too.

Last time I checked UFS write support for linux was considered

Alexander Polakov | plhk.ru

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