Subject: Re: UFS+logging @ FreeBSD
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 04/22/2005 01:58:43
> It's time to bite the bullet and admit that fsck is no longer
> scalable for modern storage capacities.
To the extent that this statement is true, it's a statement about user
expectations, not a statement about the technology.
The time it takes to fsck a "big disk" now is approximately the time it
took to fsck a "big disk" 10 years ago, and approximately the time it
took to fsck a "big disk" 20 years ago: relevant speeds have kept a
remarkably even pace with storage density.
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