Subject: Re: FFS journal
To: Magnus Eriksson <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/07/2006 08:39:55
On Jul 7, 2006, at 4:33 AM, Magnus Eriksson wrote:
> Perhaps one of you wizards could tell me what it is that makes it
> absolutely true that "replaying the journal" == "writing to disk".
> I just don't see the connection.
> Shouldn't it be possible to chug through as much as is needed to
> get the filesystem into a consistent state (or even the entire
> journal) and just cache the result?
Yes, that is precisely what I meant when I said "replay the journal