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Re: Visible /.journal



On Dec 27, 2001  18:58 -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 27, 2001 at 09:13:03PM +0100, Du?ko Rusmir wrote:
> > On root Partition is .journal visible . On all other 
> > Partitions is invisible. At which way I can move it manually to a 
> > hiden inode?
> 
> Well, if you don't mind being a guinea pig, and don't mind downloading
> a source tarball and compiling it, the easist/simplist way to do this
> is to do this is to install the latest WIP development snapshot of
> e2fsprogs (1.26-WIP-24-Dec-2001), which can be found at:
> 
> http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/e2fsprogs/e2fsprogs-1.26-WIP-1224.tar.gz
> 
> Then reboot; as part of the boot-time e2fsck check, the .journal file
> will be automatically moved to a hidden inode.  This will work even if
> the system is cleanly shutdown --- moving the .journal file happens
> *after* the journal file is replayed (if necessary), and *before* the
> e2fsck checks to see if the filesystem is clean.

But, last time I checked, this wasn't done if the filesystem was mounted
(e.g. ro mount of root fs)...

Cheers, Andreas
--
Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/





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