RFC: Article on implementing UFS journaling on desktop PCs
jrisom at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 17:42:04 UTC 2008
On Apr 24, 2008, at 12:00 PM, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> I have just completed an article (mostly how-to) for implementing UFS
> journaling on a typical desktop PC:
> It focuses on detailing an easy to follow, repeatable procedure, to
> install FreeBSD on a typical PC and enable journaling on /usr and
> possibly /var.
> I am using this same procedure on my systems.
> I welcome all feedback, please send me any comments, suggestions and
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"A kernel panic will occur if the journal space is exhausted before it
has a chance to be committed."
So the intended behavior is for the kernel to give up(instead of keep
trying and maintain reliability), and risk data loss? With a compliant
hard drive that doesn't reorder writes, how is journaling better than
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