Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 24th Feb 2007 21:25 UTC, submitted by mdoverkil
BSD and Darwin derivatives Apparently, Matt Dillion has decided to roll his own filesystem for DragonFly. "Here is my initial outline of the filesystem design. It is open for discussion. Please feel to ask questions for anything you do not understand. I do not intend to start coding anything for at least two weeks. There are currently two rough spots in the design. First, how to handle segment overflows in a multi-master environment. Such overflows can occur when the individual masters or slaves have different historical data retention policies. Second, where to store the regeneratable indexes."
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RE[2]: plan9
by fithisux on Sun 25th Feb 2007 16:29 UTC in reply to "RE: plan9"
fithisux
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2006-01-22

May I ask some foolish questions?

1. Couldn't DF implement the Plan9 filesystem?
2. Couldn't DF evolve to a logical continuation of Plan9? 3. Is it possible without rewritting everything?
4. What are the candidate filesystems instead or writing another one?

Thanks for your answers.

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