setup journaling for root partition

Mark Felder feld at
Tue May 21 12:35:42 UTC 2013

On Tue, 21 May 2013 06:43:34 -0500, saeedeh motlagh  
<saeedeh.motlagh at> wrote:

> thanks Julien, but i think it's not true. man page for newfs seys that
> journaling is done via gjournal and in freebsd handbook it says do
> journaling with gjournal for UFS file system.

No, he's right. It's generally not recommended to use gjournal anymore.  
It's still supported for those that have existing implementations and want  
to be able to update their FreeBSD install without breaking their  

UFS' SUJ (soft updates journaling) is what you should be using.

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