Re: reiser4 plugins

From: Jim Crilly
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 20:25:45 EST

On 06/23/05 02:29:21PM -0700, Avuton Olrich wrote:
> On 6/23/05, Adrian Ulrich <reiser4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > From my POV:
> > I've been using Reiser4 for almost everything (Rootfs / External
> > Harddrives) for about ~8 Months without any data loss..
> >
> > Powerloss, unpluging the Disk while writing, full filesystem,
> > heavy use : No problems with reiser4.. It *is* stable.
> *From users who use it* I have heard nothing but love for reiser4.
> It's amazing how quickly people seem to be dismissive about what
> reiser4 has to offer when they more than likely haven't taken it for a
> spin at all. All I hear about is 'we can't let something ugly go into
> the stable kernel' then in the same day I looked into some of the
> config options...
> *snip*
> This allows for UltraDMA support for WDC drives that ignore CRC
> checking. You are a fool for enabling this option, but there have been
> requests.
> *snip*

That's hardly a good example, that config option, while obviously
questionable, only added 2 #ifdef blocks and affects 1 function that's 20
lines long.

> How many have requested that reiser4 make it into the kernel? I'd
> imagine many more then requested this IDE feature. And it's an
> *option*. Please work something out on this.
> avuton

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