Availability of a journaling file system
maxsec at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 06:50:17 UTC 2006
in freebsd this is called softupdates and can be enables using tunefs (see
the man page).
If not quite journaling as it does things slightly differently, but achieves
many of the same effects, like reduced fsck time on boot.
On 3/22/06, Luiz Eduardo Guida Valmont <legvalmont at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've had some problems earlier this year due to FreeBSD-6.0 crashing
> after a few hours of execution (perhaps it's mal-functioning hd's dma,
> but - simply put - I can't install FreeBSD 2 or 3 times a day to find
> out! ^^). And so I thought of journaling file systems.
> I think XFS is being ported to FreeBSD, but last news on the official
> page (http://people.freebsd.org/~rodrigc/xfs/) dates from December
> 12th, 2005 (and it's still read-only). So...
> Is there a journaling file system (rw ready) available? Which one?
> Another question: how can I completly diable hd dma? -.-"
> Luiz Eduardo
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