Subject: Re: questions regarding vnode/vfs implementation
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/06/1997 13:48:19
>Date: Mon, 06 Jan 1997 10:10:06 -0800
>From: "V. Kanchan" <>

>1.    Each of the filesystems i.e nfs/ufs maintain thier respective
>inode hash tables. Isn't it better to have a global hash table at the
>vnode layer ?. This will reduce code duplication and also better
>utilization of hash tables. Am I missing something here ?

Not all filesystems use inodes, e.g. msdosfs.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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