shred on ext3 partition - journaled or not?

P Kapat kap4lin at
Sat Jan 31 08:19:30 UTC 2009

On 1/30/09, P Kapat <kap4lin at> wrote:
> So, is this mounted with data=journal / data=ordered / data=writeback?
> More importantly Is there any way to verify what journaling mode is
> used on this (or any other) partition? The reason I ask is that shred
> (man shred) is not reliable on data=journal mode.

I looked around and found this out:
grep -i data= /proc/mounts

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