Assuming there's no need to worry about compatibility with older systems, I expect it's always better to use the latest stabile linux file system, which currently seems to be
However it seems
ext4 isn't much of a change. Wikipedia
ext4 article does list 11 main features for
ext4, but as far as I understand most of these don't appear to have any major practical difference to
ext3. The article also discusses a potential data loss caused by delayed allocation, but to my understanding this would happen only in esoteric system crash cases and thus not make any practical difference either.
Is this just a small gradual upgrade without any major differences, or should I be running to convert my
ext3 systems into