Re: the " 'official' point of view" expressed by regarding reiser4 inclusion

From: Matthias Andree
Date: Mon Jul 31 2006 - 16:05:18 EST

Adrian Ulrich schrieb am 2006-07-31:

> 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..

All the more important to think about FS requirements *before*
newfs-ing if a quick "one day for rsync/star/dump+restore" isn't
available. If you're hitting, for instance, the hash collision problem
in reiser3, you're as dead as with a FS without inodes.

> > > 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.
> Why?

I'm trying to shift my focus away from computer administration and
better file systems than old-style non-journalling, non-softupdates UFS
are available today and more will follow.

Cc: list weeded out.

Matthias Andree
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at