Ext3 FilesystemΒΆ

Ext3 was originally released in September 1999. Written by Stephen Tweedie for the 2.2 branch, and ported to 2.4 kernels by Peter Braam, Andreas Dilger, Andrew Morton, Alexander Viro, Ted Ts'o and Stephen Tweedie.

Ext3 is the ext2 filesystem enhanced with journalling capabilities. The filesystem is a subset of ext4 filesystem so use ext4 driver for accessing ext3 filesystems.