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Re: better install experience

On 10/10/2007, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> wrote:

On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 22:33 +0100, Christopher Brown wrote:

> I think that is wrong and a little short-sighted. It really should be
> mount.ntfs-3g - the kernel driver was implemented first - it is still
> under development and may well be released around the time of F9+1.
> Speed issues alone will support the use of kernel filesystems over
> userspace ones and this will simply prompt a return to this debate.
> Please can this be changed.

Anton's been promising that driver for two+ years now. If it ever
emerges, I'd be willing to revisit my opinion on this matter.

As to performance, can you back up your assertions with statistics?

Love to.


Something like:

..which doesn't compare the ntfs kernel driver strangely enough (even if it did, taking data from one of the project sites is difficult to justify on impartiality grounds).

Nice detraction from the main thrust of the argument btw. So what happens if the kernel r/w driver gets released? There will be fireworks with mount.ntfs then...


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