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SubjectRe: Journaling: Surviving or allowing unclean shutdown?
On Wed, 3 Jan 2001, Dr. David Gilbert wrote:

> I got wondering as to whether the various journaling file
> system activities were designed to survive the occasional
> unclean shutdown or were designed to allow the user to just pull
> the plug as a regular means of shutting down.

> Thoughts?

1. a journaling filesystem is designed to be "consistent"
(or rather, easily recoverable) all of the time
2. there's no difference between the "2 situations" you
describe above


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