Journaling filesystems

Christian Laursen xi at
Sat Jun 21 01:26:11 PDT 2003

Dan Nelson <dnelson at> writes:

> In the last episode (Jun 20), Sergey Akifyev said:
> > On Fri, 2003-06-20 at 12:02, Karsten Fuhrmann wrote:
> > > i am wondering if there are any journaling filesystems for freebsd
> > > which are ready to use like reiser or ext3 for freebsd.
> >
> > FFS + SoftUpdates is much better than journaling!
> FFS+SU does have the disadvantages that a full fsck is still needed
> (run in the background), and you risk losing the last `sysctl
> kern.metadelay` seconds worth of files written just before a crash.

You risk that on journalled filesystems too.

Best regards
    Christian Laursen

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