mkfs under different kernels

Christopher Chan cchan at
Wed Mar 10 14:25:31 UTC 2004

Christopher Chan wrote:
> Is there any difference between running mkfs.ext3 under a 2.4 kernel and 
> running that under a 2.6 kernel?
> Any benefits gained from doing it under 2.6?

Let me add some context. I am going to conduct some benchmarks between 
xfs and ext3 under different configurations and I wondered if running 
mkfs under different kernels would affect the results.

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