Re: Suggestion for Linux 2.3

Kristofer T. Karas (
Tue, 7 Jan 1997 03:12:39 -0500

Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 18:27:26 -0500
From: "David S. Miller" <>

I would like to see full logging and journaling added to ext2
before we allow such a scheme. ... Then you can add hacks the
filesystem specific code to allow for growing a filesystem...

HP/UX has a logical volume facility which is roughly what you
describe; it also has a VxFS journalling filesystem, both of which
could be cloned for Linux's use. Maybe Remy or Tytso has some

-- KTK