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SubjectRe: Ext3 journal on its own device?
On Sep 17, 2001  17:54 +0200, Juan wrote:
> I have been browsing the Ext3 source (version 0.0.7a), and it seems
> impossible to use a block device as an Ext3 journal. Is that true?.

The code to support this is not included in the 2.2 ext3 only in 2.4 ext3.
There was a patch for 2.2 journal devices long ago, but I'm not sure if
it was updated to work with the new "format" of the external journal. It
was posted to ext2-devel by Marcelo Tossatti, probably 6 months ago or more.

Cheers, Andreas
--
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\ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
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