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Re: Ext3 step by step installation procedure



Hi,

On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 06:30:17AM -0500, buggz 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?

Should be.

--Stephen





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