Subject: Re: JFS
To: None <>
From: john heasley <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/19/2003 10:50:38
Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 07:46:11PM +0100, Joel Wilsson:
> On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, at 07:19  pm, Ken Seefried wrote:
> >There is now a project to port the IBM JFS filesystem to FreeBSD.
> >
> >JFS is a pretty good journaling filesystem; I found it to be one of 
> >AIXes nicer features.  If they make much progress, this wouldn't be a 
> >bad addition to NetBSD.
> >Ken
> They've been working (or at least the page has been up) on that
> for a very, very long time now, and all they have managed to do
> is port the jfsutils... which isn't hard at all. As you can see
> by looking at their patch, jfsutils is already quite portable.
> I'm afraid it'll be a long time before we see anyone actually
> using JFS under any BSD. But yes, it would be nice to have yet
> another filesystem option.
> //joelw

i don't know anything about JFS, but resisefs found in linux would
be an interesting feature.