SU+J Lost files after a power failure

RW rwmaillists at
Mon Oct 14 18:08:56 UTC 2013

On Mon, 14 Oct 2013 18:34:36 +0200
David Demelier wrote:

> On 14.10.2013 14:39, RW wrote:

> > If you are having problems with data integrity you might try
> > gjournal or zfs instead.
> 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?

SU+J isn't a journalled filesytem, it's a filesystem with soft-updates
that journals information about free space so it can be recovered
without having to go through the whole filesystem.

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