ReiserFS

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ReiserFS is a journaling filesystem for Linux licensed under the GPL-2 license and is the predecessor of Reiser4. ReiserFS was originally developed by Namesys and Hans Reiser, but is under maintenance by volunteers nowadays.

Installation

Kernel

Support for ReiserFS has to be enabled in the Kernel first.

KERNEL Enabling ReiserFS support
File systems  --->
   <*> Reiserfs support

Emerge

Utilities for ReiserFS are available in sys-fs/reiserfsprogs package:

root #emerge --ask sys-fs/reiserfsprogs

See also

  • Ext4 — an open source disk filesystem and most recent version of the extended series of filesystems.
  • XFS — a high-performance journaling filesystem
  • ZFS — a next generation filesystem created by Matthew Ahrens and Jeff Bonwick.