33 MB overhead with ext3
Posted Oct 22, 2004 15:43 UTC (Fri) by pont
In reply to: 33 MB overhead with ext3
Parent article: Looking at reiser4
>Reiserfs is not a journalised filesystem.
>It's an atomic one, so there's no need for a journal.
>Or I don't understand Hans posts :)
An atomic filesystem means a transaction is completed or not completed, not half completed 3/4 completed, etc. etc, To make a filesystem atomic we use logs meta-data logging as in Reiser3 or wandering logs as in Reiser4.
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