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SubjectRe: [patch] pagecache-2.3.9-H3, bmap & ext2fs cleanup patch

On Sun, 27 Jun 1999, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> BTW, I think that a filesystem that span over multiple devices could make
> better choices than raid, right?

no, RAID is really a different concept, and it's filesystem independent.
multi-device filesystems _might_ be useful but the cleanest way of
handling striping and/or redundancy is IMO MD at the block device layer.
Caching and block allocation decisions are best done on the filesystem
level.

-- mingo


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