[TUHS] The evolution of Unix facilities and architecture

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Fri May 12 10:16:26 AEST 2017


On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 09:47:01AM +1000, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Thu, 11 May 2017, Larry McVoy wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > Try the same thing with Linux.  The file system will come back, starting 
> > with, I believe, ext2.
> 
> That's a journalled FS, isn't it?  In which case the transactions get
> replayed.

My memory is ext2 is not journaled, I think that happened in ext3.  Or 
maybe it was an option on ext2?  Either way, I think ext2 did the right
thing without the journal.


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