Subject: Re: Huge (> 1TB) disk
To: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/13/2002 20:37:44
On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 01:01:31PM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> FWIW, Kirk McKusick is currently working on UFS2, which will have 64
> bit pointers. Note that there's more than just a simple change to get
> this to work: for one thing, it means that the on-disk data structures
> are incompatible with UFS.
What else is on the table for UFS2? I remember being extremely
disappointed when I heard the list at one point, but I honestly
can't remember what changes UFS2 has planned.
> The FreeBSD project is doing a complete overhaul of UFS, in
> cooperation with Kirk. I'm not sure whether that stuff has been
> removed yet, but if not, I'm sure it's on the list.
It'd be nice if you used the bsd-api-discuss mailing list for this
stuff, since all BSD projects have people reading that list. It's
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>