Farrell, Kevin wrote:
> Hi Kenn,
>> Journalised filesystems work by saving filesystem "meta data"
> at periodic intervals (checkpoints).
Yes this is usually the case. But ext3 can journal the data also.
Danial Robbins can explain it better than I:
Of course there is a performance hit for doing this:
> In Frank's case, had he used ext2 instead of ext3, he would have
> had to wait a a lot longer for his filesystem to be rebuilt,
> and he may not have had a working filesystem at the end of it all!
>> If it's your data you want to protect, perform regular backups. ;-)
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