freebsd softupdates

kitsune kitsune at
Wed Apr 16 14:03:55 PDT 2003

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003 16:02:23 -0400
David <dvelez502 at> wrote:

> I have freebsd 5.0 and it uses softupdates which I hear
> it is better or equal to journal filesystem.  Also
> softupdates writes to the disk in the event of a crash
> to make recovering faster.  So, if I were working on a
> unsaved document or project and the system crash or freezes
> where and how do I recover it.

Regardless of what FS is used, it won't make a dif the doc has never been saved. Your best hope is if the software automatically saves what ever you are working on every few minutes or whatever.

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