Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 28th Jun 2007 18:50 UTC, submitted by Punktyras
Linux "Hans Reiser is waiting for me, standing on the other side of an imitation-wood table. The room is small, the concrete walls bare. A guard locks the steel door from the outside. There is no sound. Reiser is wearing the red jumpsuit of a prisoner in solitary confinement, though he has been allowed to meet with me in this chilly visiting room. There was a time when he was known as a cantankerous but visionary open source programmer. His work was funded by the government; he was widely credited (and sometimes reviled) for rethinking the structure of the Linux operating system. Now he is known as prisoner BFP563."
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by AndrewZ on Thu 28th Jun 2007 20:45 UTC
AndrewZ
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2005-11-15

>I always thought ReiserFS was a killer file system.

Ouch, not sure I would choose that description, given the charges :-(

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RE: Re:
by funny_irony on Fri 29th Jun 2007 05:00 in reply to "Re: "
funny_irony Member since:
2007-03-07

You don't have to kill your wife to create a killer file system :-)

Anyway, everything is speculation unless there is hard evidences. The body will eventually be found and the CSI may be able to find some clues from the dead body.

I studied his idea and find that the file system constantly change to make efficient use of the disk space. That may means a lot of back end processing which might make front end system slower.

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