Subject: RE: JFS
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <kyle.unice@L-3com.com>
Date: 02/20/2003 07:48:31
Also NetBSD is weak on its flash support. Embedded systems need file
systems that can tolerate being power off without warning and to have a file
system supporting compression.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: The Black Hacker [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 4:37 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: JFS
> On Thursday, Feb 20, 2003, at 11:50 Europe/Rome, Benedikt
> Meurer wrote:
> > Why add any further filesystems to NetBSD? We have FFS and
> LFS (well,
> > some-
> > day we'll have it :-) and we support E2FS, MSDOSFS and some
> other, so
> > why add another (not well-tested) filesystem?
> - Snapshotting
> - Journaling/fastrecovery
> - Dynamic partition resizing
> - Dynamic slice addition/removal/clustering
> - ACLs and MAC file-access-policy
> - Metadata support
> Enough ?
> The way could be JFS, XFS or AdvFS. Personally I think that
> reiser is far from beeing mature (the sole fact that creating a
> >2GB single file on a ReiserFS initialized as 32bits will make
> you loos the entire partition worries me more than a bit...).
> AdvFS and XFS probably have licensing problems, JFS
> is likely to be easier to get into a BSD license.