Questions regarding journal replay

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at
Wed Feb 25 19:02:15 UTC 2009

* Theodore Tso <tytso at>:

> The docs don't warn against needing that large of a journal, yes.  One
> of the things which never got finished (although it was in the
> original design of the jbd layer) was the ability to share the journal
> across multiple filesystems.  This would mean that it might more sense
> to have a single large journal.  Probably not 32GB in size, though. 
> Did you find some documentation that actually recommend that large of
> an external journal?

It says the "journal has a  maximum size of 128M"

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