Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Archive > Archives of Old Posts > Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) Discussion

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Oct 25, 2003, 10:59 PM   #1
picklescott
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
journaling?

I remember that Panther uses a Journaling File System. Does that mean for optimal performance you should do a clean install so it can reformat the hard drive using the Journaling File System?
picklescott is offline   0
Old Oct 25, 2003, 11:05 PM   #2
johnnowak
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: New York, New York
Journaling will make you run slower than you do without it. You proally already know that though.
johnnowak is offline   0
Old Oct 25, 2003, 11:30 PM   #3
picklescott
Thread Starter
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
slower?

actually... i didn't

but... what are the benefits to it? something with kernel panics and forced reboots... right?
picklescott is offline   0
Old Oct 25, 2003, 11:57 PM   #4
yellow
Moderator
 
yellow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Portland, OR
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=107249

Supposedly for 10.2x Server, but applicable in Panther as well.
yellow is offline   0
Old Oct 26, 2003, 12:31 AM   #5
nacl99
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: AZ
journaling

If you want journaling you do not need to reformat, or install from scratch, it is something you can enable at any time, on an Mac OS Extended Volume you can simple "enable journaling" in the disk util.

I have not figured out how to turn it off though, so make sure you want it.
nacl99 is offline   0
Old Oct 26, 2003, 12:47 AM   #6
yellow
Moderator
 
yellow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Portland, OR
You can use Cocktail to turn it off..
or
Follow the directions here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=107248
yellow is offline   0
Old Oct 26, 2003, 01:05 AM   #7
bankshot
macrumors 65816
 
bankshot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Southern California
Re: journaling

Quote:
Originally posted by nacl99
I have not figured out how to turn it off though, so make sure you want it.
You can turn it off in Disk Utility too. It's under the File menu, just not on the toolbar. Although, you shouldn't turn it off. Journaling is a very good thing.
bankshot is offline   0
Old Oct 26, 2003, 01:07 AM   #8
nacl99
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: AZ
Quote:
Originally posted by yellow
You can use Cocktail to turn it off..
or
Follow the directions here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=107248
I should RTFM eh ;-)
nacl99 is offline   0
Old Oct 26, 2003, 01:45 AM   #9
Phil Of Mac
Banned
 
Phil Of Mac's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Washington State University
Send a message via AIM to Phil Of Mac
Re: Re: journaling

Quote:
Originally posted by bankshot
You can turn it off in Disk Utility too. It's under the File menu, just not on the toolbar. Although, you shouldn't turn it off. Journaling is a very good thing.
Good for stability. I've got a PowerBook with a 4200 RPM drive. I'm debating whether or not to turn it off. On one hand, Apple makes it sound like it only matters if you value stability over speed and/or if you run a server. Neither of those applies to me. On the other hand, Apple wouldn't have it on by default without a reason.

Advice?
Phil Of Mac is offline   0


 
MacRumors Forums > Archive > Archives of Old Posts > Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) Discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Journaling App - any opinions ? Ecoh iPad Apps 0 Oct 25, 2011 10:10 AM
Dream Journal ishabazz iPad Apps 0 Oct 12, 2011 03:27 PM
Is there a journal/diary app that extracts info from facebook and twitter? eroxx iPad Apps 5 Oct 9, 2011 08:59 AM
Reading a partitioned drive with OS X Journaled file format LastLine Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac 5 Sep 4, 2011 05:38 PM
My Daily Journal - Now Universal ishabazz iPhone and iPod touch Apps 0 May 4, 2011 05:47 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:07 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC