[Samba] Re: Samba vs. Windows : significant difference in tim estamp handling ?

David Brodbeck DavidB at mail.interclean.com
Fri Aug 15 15:42:52 GMT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dragan Krnic [mailto:dkrnic at lycos.com]

> It is strange enough that Administrator's access 
> should also change the ctime but what you report about
> mtime being changed is beyond the pale. I suspect ext3
> is the problem.

You can test this.  Just remount your ext3 partition as ext2 and see if the
problem persists.  The formats are compatible.

I haven't personally heard of any data loss problems with ext3 since it went
into the stable kernels.  It's probably not the best filesystem for file
server use (ReiserFS is much faster) but I don't think people need to be
afraid of it.

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