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11<version>8.1</version> 11<version>8.2</version>
12<date>2007-05-08</date> 12<date>2007-06-26</date>
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15<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 15<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
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17<title>Block Devices</title> 17<title>Block Devices</title>
518generally preferred over their non-journaled counterparts. 518generally preferred over their non-journaled counterparts.
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522<b>ext3</b> is the journaled version of the ext2 filesystem, providing metadata 522<b>ext3</b> is the journaled version of the ext2 filesystem, providing metadata
523journaling for fast recovery in addition to other enhanced journaling modes 523journaling for fast recovery in addition to other enhanced journaling modes like
524like full data and ordered data journaling. It uses a hashed B*-tree index that 524full data and ordered data journaling. It uses an HTree index that enables high
525enables high performance in almost all situations. In short, ext3 is a very 525performance in almost all situations. In short, ext3 is a very good and reliable
526good and reliable filesystem and is highly recommended for most installs. 526filesystem.
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530<b>ReiserFS</b> is a B*-tree based filesystem that has very good overall 530<b>ReiserFS</b> is a B+tree-based filesystem that has very good overall
531performance and greatly outperforms both ext2 and ext3 when dealing with small 531performance and greatly outperforms both ext2 and ext3 when dealing with small
532files (files less than 4k), often by a factor of 10x-15x. ReiserFS also scales 532files (files less than 4k), often by a factor of 10x-15x. ReiserFS also scales
533extremely well and has metadata journaling. ReiserFS is solid and usable as 533extremely well and has metadata journaling. ReiserFS is solid and usable as
534both general-purpose filesystem and for extreme cases such as the creation of 534both general-purpose filesystem and for extreme cases such as the creation of
535large filesystems, very large files and directories containing tens of 535large filesystems, very large files and directories containing tens of

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