SU+J Lost files after a power failure

CeDeROM cederom at
Mon Oct 14 16:40:59 UTC 2013

On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 6:34 PM, David Demelier
<demelier.david at> wrote:
> Why? SU+J is enabled by default. Isn't the purpose of a journaled file
> system to ensure that any bad shutdown will protect data?
> On GNU/Linux, on Windows you will not require anything else to recover
> your data.
> I don't want to tweak the filesystem or use something different that the
> default, as it is the default it's the *warranty* that it is the correct
> way to protect data for new FreeBSD user's installations IMHO.

Agree :-) SU+J also seems to cause problems on SSD drives:


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