Subject: Re: FFS journal
To: Magnus Eriksson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
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  

-- thorpej