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Re: state or future of LFS?
On 10 Apr 2009 at 14:18, Niels Dettenbach wrote:
> Dear List readers and netbsd devels,
> what is the current usability state of the LFS (Log-structured File System)?
> Is it ready for productional use or still to understand as under development?
> Is there any active roadmap?
> Did someone have practical experiences (stability, performance, handling...)
> with LFS within productive environments? Are there any other interesting
> alternatives under NetBSD?
> Did someone played or worked with other filesystem alternatives for large
> disks (i.e. some cluster FS's a.o.) then the default FFS with interesting
> I'm using NetBSD 4.0 and 4.99.73 (and sometimes other *BSD's) for different
> productive internet servers (i.e. email servers) - under xen and wo - on SAS
> based disk RAID's (10 and 5) and my idea is to use / switch over to a LSF
> for my larger email-storages.
> My main target's are:
> - fast recovery (i.e. after a crash / power disruption)
> - fast file access (i.e. mail space under cyrus imap)
> - minimized data losses after crash or medium failures
> There are different infos about the roadmap and the current state of LFS
> around in the net - like here:
> or here
> many thanks for any hint o tip in this issue and - for you all here -
> have a nice easter-weekend,
Only a home user but I had problems, I believe now fixed, with
cleaner processes eventually using 100% cpu.
I'm currently with 5.0RC? and WAPBL on several systems that
have all recovered ok after pulling plug in various ways.
The problems I had with with LFS on a couple of systems didn't
show until after 12 months though.
> Niels Dettenbach
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