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Re: putting .journal under /var



Hi,

On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 11:36:57AM +0530, sanat wrote:

>     Is there any way to put all my .jornal files under /var partition,
> instade of keeping them under there respective partitions.
> 
> i.e
>      /.journal   ---> shifted to---->/var/root/.journal
>      /usr/.journal  ---->shifted to ----> /var/usr/.journal
>     ...
>     etc.
> is it posible ???

No.  It's not just a simple matter of where the filenames go --- the
filesystem internals rely on the journal file being on the same
filesystem as the rest of the data.

We _do_ support external journals on dedicated block devices, but not
on external filesystems.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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