Subject: Re: ufs/ffs logging [Was: Re: Google Summer of Code project ideas]
To: Volker A. Brandt <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/21/2006 13:22:56
On Apr 21, 2006, at 10:06 AM, Volker A. Brandt wrote:

> Agreed.  I was a little unclear; I was specifically referring to
> the hope that their might be a way to achieve a compatible on-disk
> format, at least for identical endianness.

The strategy you employ is going to greatly impact your on-disk  
format.  The simplest (and what Dominic describes in his book) is  
"write ahead physical block logging".

-- thorpej