[vdr] Re: Freezes with Reiserfs

Guido Fiala gfiala at s.netic.de
Tue Apr 24 21:47:37 CEST 2007


On Tuesday 24 April 2007 21:19, Patrick Cernko wrote:
> The journal normally only protects the filesystem metadata so that the
> OS can still "recognize" the the block-dev as a filesystem. Some
> filesystems also allow "data journaling" but at a cost of writing the
> data twice to the disc(s).

Well - tux2 was different - it simply wrote the inode-structure separately for 
the new data/files and did an atomic switchover from one inode-structure to 
the other. As far as i gathered it, it was a quite unobstrusive patch to 
ext2...



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