HOWTO Add journalization on a filesystem in Solaris

This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical
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Solaris supports journalization (aka logging) on UFS filesystems which allows for shorter reboot times after a crash.

To activate it, it is really simple:

Go edit /etc/vfstab and add the term logging in the last column (mount options) for the UFS filesystems you want.

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