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Re: [linux-lvm] EXT2 to EXT3 LVM volume on Redhat



This journal=data you talk about, is this an option to be used with the
'mount' command?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Wray" <steve wray paradise net nz>
To: <linux-lvm sistina com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 11:15 PM
Subject: RE: [linux-lvm] EXT2 to EXT3 LVM volume on Redhat


> > From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com
> > [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com] On Behalf Of Aslak
> >
> > Hi again, and thanks for your quick reply!
> >
> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >From: "Ben Lutgens" <blutgens sistina com>
> [big snip]
> > >Don't presume that because it's EXT3 that fscks are no longer
> > >necessary. Only thing the journal guarantees is that your metadata
> > >won't become corrupt (i think journal=data mount option fixes this
> but
> > >will affect performance and not neccessarily badly). If your
> filesystem
> > >has been shutdown cleanly many many times you could still has some
> > >loss. A fsck should take care of that.
>
> Yup journal=data is fantastic; I wouldn't be without it
> on the volume that holds the home directories!
> I tend to allocate filesystems based on functionality;
> tmp gets ext2 cos its fast,
> places like /var/spool get XFS cos it can be grown
> in a pinch.
>
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