Subject: Re: comparing raid-like filesystems
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/2003 23:18:37
On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 09:23:19AM +0100, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> > One of the things on my tuit queue is to port Vinum to NetBSD
> I don't think anyone is really interested in Vinum on NetBSD
> (obviously, I might be wrong ;)
> RF has proven very reliable and fast enough, and I don't think
> it's particularily useful to introduce different heavy-weight
> software RAID implementation, with Vinum-unique set of issues.

As I understand it (but I didn't look at it much) Vinum offers more features
than a simple RAID implementation, as extending the size of a volume
by adding new disks. This is something we should look at.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference