Regarding Filesystems

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Mon Jul 28 07:56:35 PDT 2008

:Adam Emanuel <bsdnewcomer at> wrote:
: > 5- Why not use VFS-level journaling like FreeBSD gjournal,
: > which works on any FS ?
:FreeBSD's gjournal supports UFS only.  In theory it could
:be adopted to work with other file systems, but such
:support currently does not exist, and nobody is actively
:working on implementing it, AFAIK.
:Best regards
:   Oliver
:Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co. KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing b. M.

    It's kinda similar to DragonFly's VFS journaling... I built it but
    as far as I know only one or two people actually use it in production,
    and I'm not one of them.  The use cases are very limited.


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