Subject: Re: LFS (was Thank you NetBSD)
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/23/2005 09:56:44
On Feb 23, 2005, at 9:39 AM, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> The most damning criticism, to me, though, is that the seek load
> can generally be entirely eliminated simply by incoring all the
> metadata while the filesystem runs.  As I understand it, that is
> precisely what the current HFS+ implementation does.

I haven't looked at this part the Darwin HFS+ code recently, but it 
certainly could be related to everything being in the catalog file... 
hot disk sectors will naturally be cached.

-- thorpej