[PLUG] Ext4 to be standard for Fedora 11, Btrfs also included

Vaibhav Kulkarni netvaibhav at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 22:18:10 IST 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Rahul Sundaram
<sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> Hi
> Ext4 is to be the default filesystem for Fedora 11.

That's great news.

Could anyone enlighten me as to why ext4 has improved performance over
ext3? I've seen various benchmark tests on the net that show a system
with ext4 boots so and so seconds faster, but doesn't say why (what
new feature/design change makes it go fast).


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