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<p>On May 10, 2012 7:34 PM, "Lie Ryan" <<a href="mailto:lie.1296@...">lie.1296@...</a>> wrote:<br>
> It's not a good idea to not do journalling for an external drive. No matter how careful you are, it is just a matter of when you will trip up your USB cable in the middle of a write; and then you should just pray that fsck can save your drive without the journal.<br>
> Also, it probably won't hurt using ext4, given that ext4 had several performance improvements over ext3. However, as Theodore T'so - the primary developer of ext4 - said, ext4 is a stopgap until btrfs is ready. IMO, from my experience of using btrfs some time ago, I'd say that btrfs is pretty much ready nowadays.</p>
<p>for a system drive maybe, but I wouldn't trust my data on it yet. let it mature a bit first :)</p>
<p>Alex | wired</p>