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Re: ReiserFS vs XFS or JFS?

 On Sat, May 03, 2008 at 08:25:29PM -0400, MBR wrote: 
> Interesting.  I hadn't thought of it that way. 
> I understand the concept of journaling a filesystem or database, but I 
> haven't looked at the source code to any of the implementations.  This 
> conversation has got me wondering - where is the journaled data 
> typically stored?  It's clear that the more separate you can keep the 
> journal from the thing being journaled, the safer you are in the case of 
> catastrophic failure.  Do any of these journaled filesystems or 
> journaled databases allow you to write the journal to a separate disk 
> from the one that contains the filesystem or database, on the theory 
> that both disks aren't likely to die simultaneously? 

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