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Re: Recreate journal after switch between ext2/ext3 ?



Hi,

On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 02:23:16PM +0200, Qing Liu wrote:
 
> OK, thank you both for the responses. Another newbie question:
> what .journal contains ? 

It contains the filesystem's current activity log.

> If I understand well, it is supposed not to be modified 
> after it is created. I did (somedays ago): 

The user is not supposed to touch it, but the filesystem will be
writing to it all the time: that's where the fs keeps the uptodate
information needed to recover consistently after a crash.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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