Subject: Re: comparing raid-like filesystems
To: Joel Wilsson <>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <>
List: current-users
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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