[PLUG] ext4 fs

Shailesh Khandekar shailesh.khandekar at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 16:47:37 IST 2009

I've started using ext4 with Fedora 10. On a side note, installing
Fedora 10 with Windows XP SP3 involves a bit of calisthenics. I've
blogged about the same at:


I sent it to the PLUG list as an e-mail, but seems that the mail got
drowned in the filters.

Best regards,

Shailesh S. Khandekar

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 3:22 PM, Kaustubh Gadkari
<kaustubh.gadkari at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 2:37 AM, म.हा.सा.ग.र <o.s.h.o at guruvision.com> wrote:
>> Just curious if anyone has already started using ext4 as filesystem?
>> from various references available i understand that though it is
>> stable as of 21st Oct. 2008 it is still marked as exprimental in
>> kernel so this curiosity.
> I believe that ext4 is now marked stable in linux 2.6.28. Some also
> did a few tests with a daily build of Ubuntu 9.04 with ext4 as the
> default filesystem.
> http://news.softpedia.com/news/Ubuntu-9-04-Boots-in-21-4-Seconds-101885.shtml
>> if i am correct ext3 was extensively tested by a linux enthusiast
>> (probably a pro) at tifr or some such institute in Pune, and test
>> results were posted here, which at that time was a cornerstone for
>> many people to start using ext3...  i do not know if (s)he is still on
>> the list, but i would be interested to know if and when such efforts
>> are undertaken somewhere.
> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=ext4_benchmarks&num=1
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