Subject: Re: > 1T filesystems, disklabels, etc
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
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 <>