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Re: NetBSD resize_ffs SoC project

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:13:24PM +0900, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
 > > 2) online filesystem shrinking and growing. This needs major rewrite of 
 > > resize_ffs and add support to FFS driver in kernel.
 > I don't really think that *online* shrinking is important.

I don't either, but I can see that it might be nice in an LVM kind of

 > I am not even sure that shrinking is possible without limitations as
 > inodes are spread over the disk and you can't remove a cylinder group
 > without changing inode numbers, can you?

Oh, nothing's impossible, it's just extremely painful.

David A. Holland

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