Subject: Re: UFS+logging @ FreeBSD
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 04/22/2005 14:32:47
>> 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: [...].
> Yes, but this time is probably less acceptable now than it was 10 or
> 20 years ago.
Which is basically what I was saying:
>> To the extent that this statement is true, it's a statement about
>> user expectations, not a statement about the technology.
It's not that fsck has become any less scalable, which is what the
statement claimed ("...and admit that fsck is no longer scalable for
modern storage capacities"); it's that user expectations have come to
desire a lower scaling factor.
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