[TriLUG] Mandrake 8.1 out in Beta
balld at webslingerZ.com
Wed Aug 22 12:10:59 EDT 2001
On Wed, 22 Aug 2001 jeremyp at pobox.com wrote:
> > Any reason behind it? I would like to know pros and cons (no religious
> > instances) on those journaling filesystems.
> I know this is a stupid question, but what is the benefit of a
> "journaling" filesystem? What does that do that everyone is so excited
> about? :)
the time it takes to check the filesystem after a crash is proportional to
the size of the log rather than the size of the filesystem. probably less
chance of corruption as well.
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