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Reiser4 File-System Updated For Linux 3.10 Kernel

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Published on 30 July 2013 03:23 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The out-of-tree Reiser4 file-system has been updated so it can be used with the stable Linux 3.10 kernel series.

While it doesn't look like Reiser4 will ever be merged into the mainline Linux kernel, work on the file-system continues by the remaining developers. The most recent Reiser4 file-system patch was uploaded this month to its SourceForge page.

Since the previous update in May, Reiser4 has been ported to run on the Linux 3.10 kernel. There's also a fix for incorrect cluster node accounting causing a potential kernel oops with Reiser4's transparent compression support.

Updated Reiser4 benchmarks from Linux 3.10 against the competition is forthcoming on Phoronix while our previous benchmarks were Reiser4 on the Linux 3.5 kernel.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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