I just formatted stuff. One disk I format as ext2. The other I want to format as ext4. I want to test how they perform. Now, how do I know the kind of file system in a partition?
Is useful to use -T largefile flag at creating a file-system for a partition with big files like video, and audio in flac format? I tested the same partition with that flag and without it, and using ...
I'm about to setup my new USB key with Grub or Grub2. In the old days I used ext2 for the boot partition. I'm wondering if I could use ext4 for Grub2? And if use Grub 0.9X, what about support of ...
I know that this feature dates back 20 years but I still would like to find out What is the purpose of the reserved blocks in ext2/3/4 filesystems?
What is the difference between disabling journal on ext4 file system using: tune2fs -O ^has_journal /dev/sda1 and using data=writeback when mounting? I thought ext4 - journal = ext2. means when we ...
A few days ago all my metadata on a ext4 format flash card was overwritten. I am now going to speculate on how this happened. This is pure speculation. It happened just after I used a different ...
Why don't ext2/3/4 need to be defragmented? Is there no fragmentation at all?