[debian] choice of root filesystem type?

arne anka openmoko at ginguppin.de
Tue Dec 9 14:51:33 CET 2008

> Are there other fs types that are more suitable, and work with debian?

the supposed wear of ext3 is caused by the journalling imo -- since  
journalling is, what you are after, there's nothing else.
otoh there where a while ago some postings regarding the wear, and most  
were in favour of ext3, since the wear is not that heavy (still leaving a  
life expectancy of years). one eyewitness, though, reported instant  

if you're booting from sd, you need to manipulate the boot env, to use  
ext3 -- if not, it's purely a matter of fstab and tune2fs ...

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