Re: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by kernelnewbies.orgregarding reiser4 inclusion

From: Adrian Ulrich
Date: Mon Jul 31 2006 - 13:54:28 EST

> Well - easy to fix, newfs again with proper inode density (perhaps 1 per
> 2 kB) and redo the migration.

Ehr: Such a migration (on a very busy system) takes *some* time (weeks).
Re-Doing (migrate users back / recreate the FS / start again) the whole
thing isn't really an option..

> Of course you're free to pay for a new
> file system if your fellow admin can't be bothered to remember newfs's
> -i option.

Let's face it: Shit happens and nobody is perfect. A filesystem should
be flexible (modern..) and support Admin/User-needs.

We wouldn't need ECC / Raid / UPS's in a perfect world.

> > Have you ever seen VxFS or WAFL in action?
> No I haven't. As long as they are commercial, it's not likely that I
> will.


NetApp WAFL-Blurb:

Maybe we should crop the Cc: list .. this is getting OT.

-- Adrian

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