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Authored by: bhines on Oct 23, '01 03:09:28AM

And the advantage is... what?

So far i have seen no compelling reason to use UFS as a main partition, and MANY reasons why it is a bad idea (even apple says not to). Everything I have read says "if you need UFS for some reason, make a separate UFS partition". Those same sources explain how UFS is actually slower than HFS+.

The reason these apps don't work has nothing to do with new "file system calls", and everything to do with using resource forks. Moving all your resources out of the resource fork can be a LOT of work.

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Authored by: wshppp on Oct 23, '01 12:17:14PM

Well, actually, having run both, the UFS filesystem performance is excellent on 10.1,
and much more stable than HFS. If you use HFS, Apple recommends you clean
an HFS filesystem once a week. There are a lot of reason to use UFS over HFS,
peformance, security (read real permissions), stability, etc. Apple will eventually
do away with HFS, just they will with classic.


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