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Re: Check point block in log

To: KrishnaPradeep Tamma <krishnapradeep@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Check point block in log
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 17:27:50 +1000
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On Sun, Apr 17, 2005 at 09:57:58PM -0500, KrishnaPradeep Tamma wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Does XFS write an explicit CHECK_POINT block in log or does it go
> through the whole log during recovery?

Hmm, neither of those really - it uses a binary chop type of algorithm
to find the head and tail, and replays just that section of the log.

cheers.

-- 
Nathan


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