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Re: state or future of LFS?
Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> Journalled FFS is not a replacement for LFS.
Indeed it is not. The main reason why I would love to see a working
log-structured file system in NetBSD is that it seems like such a
perfect match for solid state disks and other flash-based media.
Flash tends to have performance problems with small scattered writes,
which is exactly what LFS avoids, and if LFS has problems with
fragmentation as some have claimed, it will benefit from a medium
with very fast seeks, which is exactly what flash provides.
Andreas Gustafsson, gson%gson.org@localhost
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