which file system for sd card?

Jeff Sadowski jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 01:30:16 CET 2009

Does anyone use PosixOVL on top of VFAT? I know of this because of slax

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:21 AM, Stefan Monnier
<monnier at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>> Anyway, I'm also inclined for FAT, mostly for the simplicity (thus "less
>> susceptibility to corruption") and universality of the fs. I'm just left
> I'd stay away from FAT: its simplicity makes it less susceptible to
> software bugs, maybe, but still susceptible to corruption.
> The general recommendation is to go with ext3 (ext2 is more likely to
> get corrupted on crash or power loss, and fsck is a pain in the rear).
> The potential performance (and wearout) issue with the journal is
> only theoretical.
>        Stefan
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