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Re: RFC: ext3 ability to syslog actions



You can echo "1" >/proc/sys/fs/jfs-debug and get some output on what the
journaling is doing.

On Fri, 15 Dec 2000, Douglas J. Hunley wrote:

> Forgive me if this has been discussed. I'm new to the list and couldn't
> find any list archives or a FAQ or anything similiar. (Is there
> anything?)
> 
> I've just today installed ext3 .5d in my machine. All drives (including
> '/'). I like it! However, I'm curious about what it's doing. I don't
> know C, so telling me to read source won't help. I'm wondering if it
> would make sense to provide a facility (probably at the VFS level so
> that all filesystems could use it) to allow a filesystem to report on
> what it is doing through the syslog facility. This ability would of
> course, default to 'off' but would be enabled by 'cat 1 >
> /proc/fs/syslogging' or some similar manner. 
> 
> I know that the current fs types would probably be boring (ext2, msdos,
> etc) and you wouldn't get much from this. But with Reiser, ext3, Tux2
> (and it's tail-merging), IBM's jfs, and others I think there might be
> some worthwhile information to be gathered. 'Writing to journal',
> 'Purgig journal', 'Tail-merging inode 2341->2352', etc...
> 
> Does anyone else think there might be a use (at least for debugging?) of
> such a facility?
> --
> Douglas J. Hunley (Linux User #174778)
> http://hunley.homeip.net/
> 
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