EXT2 is Second ( EXT)ended file system. It is the de facto standard file system on Linux. Advantages: fast and stable. Disadvatage: not a journalling file system. An EXT3 offers journalling.
When installing iPodLinux on a WinPod, the pre-formatted file system, also called the music partition, does not allow Linux to be installed on. The reason being that it uses the FAT format, which Linux cannot run from. Hence, another small partition with the ext2 format must be added to the iPod's disk (taking a few dozen MB of space away from the FAT partition). While Linux users should be familiar with accessing this partition, Mac and Windows users can find help here with accessing the ext2 partition.
A file system supported by Linux.
Is the main filesystem the Linux operating system uses on its storage devices.
FileSystem Default partition type used by Puppy
The ext2 or second extended file system is a file system for the Linux kernel. It was initially designed by RÃ©my Card as a replacement for the extended file system (ext). It is fast enough that it is used as the benchmarking standard.