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Re: rotating .journal


Thanks for the clarification, that puts my mind at rest. I will look
elsewhere for the source of the problem.  My initial thought was ext3 as
that has been the only change I have made lately.

By the way, I love ext3... thanks for the great product!


Dan Barber
Mojolin: Linux, Unix and Embedded Jobs and Resumes. 

On 16 Nov 2001, Nigel Metheringham wrote:

> 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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