Subject: Re: LFS partition limitations
To: Giles Lean <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2000 13:02:59
On Wed, Oct 04, 2000 at 07:35:23PM +1100, Giles Lean wrote:
> >   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?

Yes, LFS :)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.