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Re: Ext3 step by step installation procedure



"Stephen C. Tweedie" wrote:

> >   2. Does this work on root too (which is going to be mounted r/w)?
>
> Yes.  If you run it on a mounted filesystem, it creates a
> "/.journal.dat" file using the normal open/write/close calls, then
> pokes manually at the superblock to set the inode number.  If you do
> it on an unmounted device, it creates a hidden journal inode by
> modifying the device directly using the e2fsprogs ext2 fs libraries.

Hmm,
I only seem to have:
/home/.journal
/usr/.journal
/var/.journal
/.journal
No .journal.dat files.
Is this otay or no?

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 Ed June

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