Subject: Re: comparing raid-like filesystems
To: Joel Wilsson <email@example.com>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/02/2003 09:46:48
On Saturday, 1 February 2003 at 14:26:43 +0100, Joel Wilsson wrote:
> On Saturday, February 1, 2003, at 09:23 am, 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.
> Jason says Vinum is 43,000 lines of code. According to Greg,
> Vinum is 12,000 lines of code, and that's not just RAID.
> Wouldn't you like growfs etc. in NetBSD? I would.
FWIW, growfs doesn't *require* Vinum. Obviously you need some kind of
implementation which can increase the size of a volume, though.
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