Subject: Re: FUD about CGD and GBDE
To: ALeine <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Poul-Henning Kamp <email@example.com>
Date: 03/03/2005 22:29:50
In message <200503022251.j22MpWSg085574@marlena.vvi.at>, "ALeine" writes:
>> I can not encourage you enough to try it.
>> Don't let peole like Thor scare you away, progress happens when
>> people try to follow their ideas, even if told that they are fools by
>> people who (think they) know better.
>Thor? Who is Thor? :-> Seriously, this discussion is only making me
>more eager to implement my ideas, I know exactly what I want to
>implement, it just might take me more time than you seasoned kernel
>programmers who live the code. :-)
Start out doing it in userland, it's much easier to work with. In
FreeBSD we have something called "geom-gate" which allows you to
implement disks in userland. I'm sure something similar exists or
can be trivially created in your favourite OS.
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