Re: Toshiba 2805-S302 Woody
No, this "Problem" is not solved. The whole idea of a journaled fs is
that it is constantly write the previous disk actions to a journal, to
be "played back" if necessary. You will find that all journaled file
systems will keep your disks spinning, and the only way to my knowledge
to stop this is to use apm to turn off your hd after 5 minutes of
On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 02:50, Karl E. Jorgensen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 10:49:37AM -0700, email@example.com wrote
> (slightly reformatted by kj):
> > On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 05:34, Alexei Khlebnikov wrote:
> > > On 15 Jun 2002 14:02:39 -0700
> > > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >
> > > > I would highly
> > > > recommend and xfs install, particularly on a laptop.
> > >
> > > Why "XFS, particularly on a laptop" ?
> > I say "Particularly on a Laptop" because laptops are the most likely
> > computers to be hard rebooted (i.e. running out of battery power), and
> > because of this you definitely want a journaled file system to minimize
> > data loss and fs corruption, and I've found XFS to be the most robust
> > and least prone to data loss.
> [ .. advantages of journalling snipped .. ]
> A journalled filesystem (ext3 in my case) does seem to keep the HD
> spinning constantly - not even noflushd helps me.
> Is this "problem" solved in xfs?
> Karl E. Jørgensen
> ... An rfc2324 advocate
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