gjournal and Softupdates

Craig Boston craig at feniz.gank.org
Tue Sep 12 15:04:48 PDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 09:47:50PM +0200, Teufel wrote:
> Well, thats why i actually don't find journaling filesystems very sexy. 
> So the question is, if it is still safe to use fsck on a gjournal 
> enabled FS ?

Well, if you just want to check, you can take a snapshot and run fsck -n
on it.  That will at least tell you if there's any problems that need to
be dealt with.

Running fsck on a journal-enabled UFS should be safe modulo the usual
requirements (not mounted, which probably means single-user mode).


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