Linked by Joel Dahl on Sun 25th Apr 2010 19:25 UTC
FreeBSD Today Jeff Roberson committed his patches to FreeBSD 9 for adding journaling to UFS. No more background fsck after unclean shutdowns! This is a major landmark in the history of UFS, with 11000 new lines of code (and about 2000 removed). Much of the work was done in collaboration with Kirk McKusick, the original author of FFS and Softupdates, under sponsorship form Yahoo!, Juniper and iXsystems. Jeff's blog contains quite a lot of technical information of his work. There's also information on the FreeBSD mailing lists.
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UFS?
by kragil on Sun 25th Apr 2010 20:27 UTC
kragil
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2006-01-04

I thought ZFS was FreeBSDs future?
I guess having something that won't demand huge amounts of resources is good to have and it is cool to see that FreeBSD has catched up with Ext3 in the journaling department.
I like FreeBSDs RAID1 implementation, it does duplexing really well (not like Linux).

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