On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 14:53, Andrew Sullivan wrote: > On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 09:40:20AM -0700, Jonathan Gardner wrote: > > > > Redhat puts ext3 on by default. Consider switching to a non-journaling FS > > (ext2?) with the partition that holds your data and WAL. > > I would give you exactly the opposite advice: _never_ use a > non-journalling fs for your data and WAL. I suppose if you can > afford to lose some transactions, you can do without journalling. > Otherwise, you're just borrowing trouble, near as I can tell.
Agreed.. WAL cannot recover something when WAL no longer exists due to a filesystem corruption.
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