returning ext3 to ext2

Gregory Nowak greg at
Sun Nov 9 10:34:34 EST 2003

I seem to recall that there should be a .journal (note the period in
front) file in the file system's root directory. However, I've just
looked through 3 different ext3 file systems, and can't find it
anywhere. Maybe something has changed between the early and current
versions of ext3.


On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 06:45:20PM +1100, Shaun Oliver wrote:
> there's a reason for this.
> for playing audio and various other tasks, ext2 is a good deal faster.
> so where's the journal file then lol.
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