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Which kjournald process belongs to which filesystem?

I understand that each mounted ext3 filesystem will have a corresponding kjournald process running. One of those processes is using lots of CPU, and I'd like to know which filesystem is responsible. ...
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Why is kjournald extremely active on a mostly quiescent filesystem?

Note: This is a "documenting my process" question that I'll be writing an answer to. Happily, serverfault already helped me solve this, because writing up my situation so others would be able to ...
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Debian - kjournald eats up my CPU and shuts my web server

The kjournald process starts sometimes on my Debian web server. When I run top, the kjournald process eats up 100% of the CPU utilization. After an hour that the process runs, my web server (apache) ...
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what is an acceptable level of kjournald process time on ubuntu

I was running top on my server and noticed kjournald seemed (to me) to have a high cpu time. My server has been up for ~21 days and I have never noticed triple-digit minutes usage of kjournald ...
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kjournald reasons for high usage

I'm trying to figure out why is kjournald going crazy on my machine. It's an 8-core box with loads of memory. It's got ~50% cpu load. The iotop doesn't seem to point at any specific processes - some ...