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Re: Question about Journaling
Michael van Elst <mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost> wrote ..
> uzimac%da3m0n8t3r.com@localhost ("Waitman Gobble") writes:
> >I am a returning/new user of NetBSD. I am interested in trying out
> >When I set the option "log" in /etc/fstab, the machine halts on startup with
> message stating that there is not enough space for the journal. Information
> my system is below.
> >From the wapl(4) man page:
> | WAPBL currently maintains its journal in one of two locations:
> | - After the file system
> | The journal is placed in the same partition as the file system,
> | but between the file system and the end of the partition.
> | - Within the file system
> | The journal is allocated as a special contiguous file within the
> | file system. The journal file is not visible via normal file
> | system access.
> Normally a filesystem fills the partition, so the only choice left
> is "Within a file system" and for this you need enough _contigous_
> free space, which might be impossible if the filesystem is nearly full
> or heavily fragmented.
> Michael van Elst
> Internet: mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost
> "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
Thank you, I appreciate it info.
San Jose California USA
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