SV: mode data=journal in ext3. Is it safe to use?

Petter Larsen petter.larsen at
Tue Jun 29 19:52:55 UTC 2004

>> Watch out - even with the internal wear leveling the CF disk will do,
>> ext3 is still a pretty heavy filesystem to use there.
> Well, which filesystem would you then used for read-write on this CF?

>My recommendation would be to look at running your system out of memory,
>and writing back to flash on a scheduled basis, and at shutdown.

>That way the write load is minimized, but you still have a persistent
>        Daniel

We will minimize disc access, but anyway we need a filesystem on the Compact Flash. Why do you not recomend ext3, and what would you use instead?


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