/.journal ext3 on a flash

Charles P. Wright cpwright at cpwright.com
Thu Jul 8 12:34:55 UTC 2004

You can set the device at file system creation time with mke2fs.  Check
the man page, but something like this should work:

mke2fs -O journal_device /dev/flash
mke2fs -j -J device=/dev/flash /dev/hdaX

You can change an existing file system using tune2fs.


On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 07:44, FabF wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 13:27, Norberto Mechán Pedrajas wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm formatting a flash with ext3, but I need to move the journaling file 
> > (/.journal) in the flash to prevent it's corruption.
> > 
> > In previous message I read that it's possible 
> > (https://www.redhat.com/archives/ext3-users/2004-March/msg00009.html), but I 
> > can't find any /.journal in my ext3 fs.
> > How can move the journaling file in the flash without /.journal file??
> ...and there's no way to have journal in another device AFAIK ....
> Regards,
> FabF
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