Subject: Re: SGI will freely license its XFS
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 05/21/1999 00:45:24
firstname.lastname@example.org (Oleg Polyanski) writes:
>>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer writes:
>Manuel> How is it different from our LFS ?
>good in many terms but unfortunately it is write only file system; data
>reading without notable performance impact is impossible.
Aha. So when I see a 4X speedup in tar'ing up a checked out src tree on LFS
as compared to one on a FFS on the same disk, that must be crack induced
hallucinations or something?
>lfs is an example
>of excellent research work but in real life it is unusable.
> there are white papers from usenix'93 (IIRC) about LFS.
And you have the numbers to back up those claims when running the same
code as they used? I'm sure a lot of people would be interested in seeing
a) those numbers and b) the code.
Christoph Badura www.netbsd.org
Anything that can be done in O(N) can be done in O(N^2).
-- Ralf Schuettau (after looking at a particular piece of code)