Do I need a FAT SD card? Do I need OM? Do I need... ? Choices, Choices, Choices...

Al Johnson openmoko at
Mon Jul 20 16:49:24 CEST 2009

On Monday 20 July 2009, Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Jul 2009 02:53:03 am lists at wrote:
> > Can I just ext3 the SD card ?
> Be warned, there have been some reports of the journal of ext3 wearing out
> its part of the SD card. I tend to use ext2 instead.

Real reports, or just "my card broke and I don't know why, so I'll blame 
journalling"? If there's an "its part of the SD card" then the wear levelling 
in the card is broken.

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