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Re: restoring .journal



On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 09:42:38PM +1300, John Huttley wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> If I made a cpio backup of an ext3 fs. Then created a new fs and
> restored everything including the .journal file,
> 
> What would happen??

  In earlier version where the journal wasn't protected by the 
kernel it usually crashed my box. Now you should just get a cpio error
saying you can't write to the file.

Daniel

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