Monday, January 28, 2008

the second extended filesystem

When Linus was first creating Linux, he used the Minix filesystem. This served initial development well but soon there was a need for something bigger and better.
In April 1992, the Extended File System was created. Although solving the problems of Minix, it had problems of it's own so a successor was created. This new filesystem was known as the Second Extended File System or Ext2 FS (or EXT2).read more.

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