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SubjectRe: [was: ext2 question] XFS opensourced!

On Thu, 20 May 1999 11:42:49 +0200 (MET DST), David Weinehall
<> said:

> Slashdot does have its uses... I read there just a couple of hours ago
> that SGI has/intends to opensource XFS. That'd pretty much solve our need
> for a fast Journaling filesystem, I think.

Yes, _if_ it comes out as GPL and if it gets integrated well into
Linux. XFS is extremely scalable. It will be interesting to see how it
compares to ext2/ext3 for smaller filesystems: ext2 is very lightweight
indeed as filesystems go.


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