Subject: Re: `Large Inodes'
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/26/1999 10:33:31
On Fri, 26 Mar 1999 09:03:36 -0500 (EST)
"Charles M. Hannum" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Furthermore, if I understand the problem you're actually trying to
> solve, I think the `large inode' solution is an exceptionally poor way
> to solve it. If you're stacking something on top of FFS, there's no
> reason the stacked layer can't keep its data elsewhere. This is,
> actually, the whole *point* of stacked VFS layers. This data simply
> doesn't belong in FFS at all.
...the issue with keeping it elsewhere is, quite simply, performance
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>