Subject: Re: Log area on-disk for the journal
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Michael van Elst <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/23/2006 22:38:35
On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 01:21:33PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 08:59:08PM +0200, Michael van Elst wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 11:25:08AM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> > >
> > > >True, the journal would be lost.
> > >
> > > It's not just the journal -- if you can't recover the journal, you
> > > can't even be sure that the file system is fsck'able.
> > So how does the rest of the world do it?
> They probably have hooks and steps to cover the problems we're talking
My guess is that, at least for Solaris, the journal isn't used
to allow operations that can't be recovered by fsck. The operations
are identical, wether logging is enabled or not.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."