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Re: rotating .journal



On Fri, 2001-11-16 at 13:42, dan wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I recently implemented ext3 using tune2fs -j /dev/hda1, and have been
> using it successfully for a while.  However the .journal file is huge and
> growing on my limited amount of disk space. 

Pardon????

The journal file does not grow after initialisation - it is basically a
circular list of filesystem update records, which are only kept on the
journal until the data has been committed to disk.  

If your "journal" file is growing then something else is writing to that
file.

	Nigel.
 






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