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upgrading ext3 fs on ubuntu 8.04

so we are stuck with this closed source system that keeps on adding folders to one directory, and it's going to hit the 32k limit soon because it's ext3. and that folder is expected to have +100k ...
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bash: loop over 20000 files slow - why?

A simple loop over a lot of files is half as fast on one system vs. the other. using bash, I did something like for * in ./ do something here done Using "time" I was able to confirm, that on ...
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Why is reiserfs marginalized?

I've seen lots of comments suggesting that EXT3 is safer & better than reiserfs. I've been using this FS for about 4 years now and never ever had problems. Before this I used ext2 and then ext3. ...
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How to convert a reiserfs partition to ext3?

Is there a tool to convert a reiserfs partition to ext3?
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What are the differences between ext3, ext4 , ReiserFS?

And why should I pick one instead of the other?