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Re: ext3 .journal location?



On May 12 Steve and/or Judy Shaw wrote:

>Forgive my novice question, but I am a new student of Linux working on
>presenting the ext3 journaling filesystem to my class.  I seek any advice
>on how to visibly demonstrate (including a purposeful crash of a Linux
>box) the benefits of ext3 over ext2.  I am not worthy to lick the
>bootstraps of this group, but I beg for any help!  The problem I am
>having extends to even locating the .journal file on my 7.2 install.
>Help, and thanks in advance!

Hi,

The journal inode is not always visible; recent e2fsck will hide it if it
is (except for a volume currently mounted)!

tune2fs -l /dev/whatever will show you if it "has_journal", and, if so,
what its inode/UUID/device are.

HTH,

Matt





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