Documentation / filesystems / ext3.rst


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Ext3 Filesystem
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Ext3 was originally released in September 1999. Written by Stephen Tweedie
for the 2.2 branch, and ported to 2.4 kernels by Peter Braam, Andreas Dilger,
Andrew Morton, Alexander Viro, Ted Ts'o and Stephen Tweedie.

Ext3 is the ext2 filesystem enhanced with journalling capabilities. The
filesystem is a subset of ext4 filesystem so use ext4 driver for accessing
ext3 filesystems.