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About Oracle Linux 6 EXT4 Supported Journaling Modes (Doc ID 1586203.1)

Last updated on MAY 27, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


The EXT4 file system offers several schemes to perform updates to the file system journal file. Oracle supports only one, as described herein.


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 The only supported journaling mode is "ordered", which is the default.

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