Subject: Re: Porting Vinum to NetBSD
To: Caffeinate The World <email@example.com>
From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/05/2003 09:29:40
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On Friday, 4 April 2003 at 8:52:04 -0800, Caffeinate The World wrote:
> --- Greg 'groggy' Lehey <email@example.com> wrote:
>> A while back there was some discussion about porting Vinum to NetBSD.
>> I'm please to announce that Atul Kabra, Ramsubramanyam and Shajid
>> Thirvuthodi of Infosys Technologies have ported Vinum to NetBSD. I
>> have the sources, but I haven't done anything with them yet.
> How does Vinum compare with NetBSD's soft RAID?
We don't know yet. That's one of the burning questions. Some time
ago, Jason Thorpe said that RAIDframe uses a lot of CPU time. Vinum
doesn't do that on FreeBSD, and there's no reason (yet) to expect it
to do so on NetBSD.
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