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 Post subject: Wiki's Ext2 page
PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:15 pm 
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I'm currently writing a more in depth page on the file system. Because, ext2 is contains a lot more features, and attributes, that other filesystem don't have (i.e FAT), this may take some time.

I'm considering adding the a list of fields withing the filesystem's data structures. Would it be wise to put such information in the page?

EDIT: Also because, UFS and Ext2/3 are similar in structure. Once I've finished with this I plan to add information regarding this file system.

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Providing detailed Wiki articles on ext2/3 and UFS is a great idea!

Good luck :)

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Maybe a generic Berkley FFS/UFS/EXT2 overview page going over the basics of super blocks, inodes, cylinder groups, directory structure, etc would be a good idea. Then we could have a detailed analysis page for each implementation.


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I've update the page with my new version, It's still a work in progress. I still need to elaborate on directories (both versions), and provide captions to data structures, and add the directory data structures.

Edit: is there any thing that needs to be fixed or is it the best thing you have ever read?

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Other than being rather incomplete it looks very good.

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Wow, thanks, I've been putting off writing a simple read-only driver for a while, but the guide as of right now is more than enough to get me started.

Thanks, again. :)


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Nice to here that it wasn't a waste of time :)

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