[ILUG] Alternative filesystems on a DVD
Glenn.Strong at cs.tcd.ie
Thu Aug 10 15:06:06 IST 2006
On Thursday, August 10, 2006 at 13:51 +0000, Malcolm Tyrrell wrote:
> My questions:
> 1. Is ext3 suitable for long terms storage on a DVD?
> 2. If not, can someone suggest a more suitable filesystem that doesn't have silly restrictions
> on file naming and path depth.
As far as I know:
1. No real problems (modulo the usual questions as to whether DVD/CDR
media count as long term)
You will be giving up a degree of compatibility with non-linux
machines, of course, but at least for this application I could see
that not being a problem.
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