Disk utility

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by L A R E !, Dec 18, 2006.

  1. L A R E ! macrumors member

    L A R E !

    Aug 1, 2006
    what is the difference between Mac os extended (journaled) and Mac os extended
  2. Analog Kid macrumors 601

    Analog Kid

    Mar 4, 2003
    Non-journaled risks corruption if the system goes down unexpectedly. Journaled file systems keep track of the operations being performed and complete them on startup if necessary to maintain integrity.

    Go with journaled unless that last bit of performance is worth the risk.

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