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

Dragan Krnic dkrnic at lycos.com
Fri Aug 15 16:04:22 GMT 2003

>> 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.

You're perfectly right, David. It was meant to be a
prank, but I lost a :-) copy/pasting it in hurry.

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