"A Journal Filesystem keeps track of all the transactions undertaken. And the lack of a proper journal filesystems has
always been sited as one of the reasons holding back widespread adoption of Linux in the enterprise space. But this
argument no longer holds true, for currently, there are four journal filesystems to choose from -- XFS, JFS, ext3 and
ReiserFS. Here we shall look into ReiserFs." More at FreeOS.com.
April 16, 2001