Distributions support different filesystems even at the time of installation. You may wonder: why all this? Is it really worth knowing about it? Then check out this article below.
The most popular file systems and their features
File system one of the beauties and riches that Linux offers to its users. The issue is that there are file systems for various needs (to get an idea of this scope, there is a cluster-only file system).
But is it that for a common user this is the kind of information worth knowing?
Not necessarily knowing all that Linux has to offer in the smallest detail, but that could become a key part of getting better performance and resources on your system that will help your work (or even avoid headaches and future frustrations). ).
As I mentioned in the video "Filsystem (Worth Knowing?)", For a gamer it could be one of the factors that would influence fps gains.
Check out all the details on the video below:
Several factors contribute to this: The robustness of the system, bug fixes provided by the distribution, good hardware, a well-crafted kernel specifically for your hardware, improved drivers, and even a powerful file system.
Proof of this importance is that one of the factors that DragonflyBSD developer Matt Dillon developed was the Hammer file system to get the most out of system performance. Another proof of this was an article I read some time ago where they published the news that the Mac OS X file system (HFS) has a bug that files are unreadable after being stored for six years. We ended up losing the file.
So, as obvious or illogical as it may seem, file system is of utmost importance.
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