GJournal (hopefully) final patches.

Ulrich Spoerlein uspoerlein at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 18:38:09 UTC 2006


Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 01:47:23PM -0500, Craig Boston wrote:
> I prefer to put gjournal on the top, because it gives consistency to
> layers below it. For example I can use geli with bigger sector size
> (sector size greater than disk sector size in encryption-only-mode can
> be unreliable on power failures, which is not the case when gjournal is
> above geli), I can turn off synchronization of gmirror/graid3 after a
> power failure, etc.

I have been bitten by the bigger sector size + kernel crash, and it is
not funny. Could you *please* add a note to the geli and/or gjournal
manpages describing the various possibilities and their
advantages/drawbacks? Thanks.

Ulrich Spoerlein
-- 
A: Yes.
>Q: Are you sure?
> >A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> >>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?


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