Subject: Re: Journaling for FFS
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/03/2006 10:36:28
On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 05:18:45PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> >There should be a way to stripe the journal over several disks.
> ...and that should be done for a multi-disk-aware file system, but not  
> for UFS.

Then you have to repeat the problem of Solaris and UFS logging.

The filesystem doesn't need to know what disks are. You can avoid
the problem by storing the journal on a separate device (ugly, how?)
or by spreading it over the filesystem device, e.g. close to
the inodes it is logging.

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."