Subject: Re: > 1T filesystems, disklabels, etc
To: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/15/2002 16:42:32
On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 01:28:31AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> FWIF: FreeBSD now uses a thing called GEOM to do something very much similar
> to the wedges proposal, but completely in-kernel. (Interestingly, and I won't
> comment on that design decision, their "cgd" equivalent is at that level too.)
> This adds a lot of complexity vs. the quite simple (from a kernel POV) wedges
> sheme, but gains ~nothing.
Yes, "geom" is ... way too complicated for its own good. I got a sneak
preview of it at the last US BSDcon...
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>