[kwlug-disc] USB key filesystem for backups

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 19:18:44 EDT 2011


2011/8/5 Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>:
> From reading the links above, it sounds to me like if my USB key is
> not doing a good job of wear-levelling, then I could indeed be killing
> my USB key sooner by using ext3 (with its fixed journal) rather than ext2.
> Is that a true statement, or am I playing the victim card again?

Maybe, I don't know enough to answer that. But I have seen arguments
elsewhere for the use of ext2 on smaller thumb drives.

gl & hf



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