Subject: Re: help me?
To: None <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/11/1999 13:07:00
On Fri Dec 10 1999 at 23:10:32 +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> > i have a project about journaling file system.
> > i have to get information how jfs handles files, hot it stores files on 
> > disk. does it put files in to blocks and stores them seperate...
> The chapter about LFS in "Design and Implementation of the 4.4BSD
> Operating System" is quite ok for that. (Kirk McKusik et al, published my
> Addison Wesley IIRC).

But afaik lfs is not a jfs, rather a superset of jfs features. While a
jfs writes only the metadata into a log, lfs does it for data also.
(please correct me if I'm wrong)

You might want to read some papers by Margo Seltzer or check out the
linux lfs project homepage:

,,In addition to reading the (text in the) red book, of course ;)

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