gjournal and Softupdates

Ivan Voras ivoras at fer.hr
Tue Sep 12 04:01:03 PDT 2006

Christian Laursen wrote:
> Ivan Voras <ivoras at fer.hr> writes:
>> - todays desktop drives can lie about writing data. SoftUpdates relies
>> on some assumptions about when the data is physically written to
>> media, and those are not always valid today
> I think journaling relies on the same assumptions.

Doesn't it rely less since a journal is written sequentially, but SU 
expects ordering of many writes to different parts of the file system to 
be persistent and in sequence?

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