Subject: Re: `Large Inodes'
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/26/1999 11:05:24
On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> > Can you think of anywhere else we can store the data?
> 5) in another file in the lower-level filesystem, possibly indexed by
> inode number.  This is akin to the LFS "ifile", as well as how AFS
> stores some of its metadata.

Hmmm. I like this. I found out from Jason why this idea was nixed (people
who aren't here anymore thought it would be too slow). But we'll look at

Take care,