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Re: Howto create hidden journal on / fs



Hi,

On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 05:29:29AM -0000, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:

> >From what I recollect, doing a tune2fs on a mounted fs creates
> .journal file. I couldn't figure out how to unmount / and then create
> a hidden journal (how does one reach tune2fs then ). Is it possible 

Not right now, no.

> Does it make any difference whether one has a .journal or not ?

Basically none at all.

> Also, what journalling mode is appropiate for a database server such
> as mysql/postgres ?

Probably ordered mode.  I haven't tried that combination myself yet.
Writeback mode may well do just fine if you're happy with its more
relaxed semantics.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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