Subject: Re: LFS partition limitations
To: Matthew Orgass <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 19:35:23
>   A log based file system would be more reliable then journaling or soft
> updates because it protects data as well as metadata.

The journaling filesystems I am familiar with do *not* protect file
data; only metadata updates are journaled.  Database recovery etc is
still definitely required after a crash.

Are there in fact any journaling filesystems that journal data as well
as metadata?