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Re: porting ZFS
On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 05:52:11PM -0400, Neel Sheyal wrote:
> I would like to port ZFS to NetBSD. While I noticed that
> something along this line was initially started as part of a GSoC
> project, I have really no idea on what it's status is.
I believe that creating a pool worked which is about all that could be
done in the SoC timeframe. The code should be available on
sourceforge, you should avail yourself of it.
> Do you folks think this is something the community will be interested in ?
> Personally I feel ZFS is something that NetBSD should have in it's
> armor. And may be we can even make it better since we have a modular
> uvm structure in place.
Just for the mere fact of having a file system that is able to handle
mulit-terabyte volumes it would be good. Given the size of disks
available today it is not hard for the average person to possess that
> Please let me know and based on the responses I may be able to start
> off from this week !
I hope you are ready for a very big and long project.
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