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SubjectRe: need to suggest a good FS:
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, David Weinehall wrote:

> Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 18:34:23 +0100
> From: David Weinehall <tao@acc.umu.se>
> To: Carl D. Speare <carlds@attglobal.net>
> Cc: Quim K Holland <qkholland@my-deja.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: need to suggest a good FS:
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 12:20:34PM -0500, Carl D. Speare wrote:
> > Actually there isn't. Hmmm, sounds like I'll have some hacking to do...
> >
> > But I have to ask if this is something that would actually be desirable.
> > Given how rare it is, does the Linux community actually want to have YAFS
> > (yet another file system) added to the list, especially for an even more
> > rare OS like OpenServer 5.0.x? Maybe now that Caldera is involved more
> > with SCO, it might be something that happens in a few months anyway...
>
> Make a read-only version; this will make transition from HTFS to
> {ext2fs, reiserfs, xfs, jfs, ...} easy. Read-only also has the property
> that it won't cause on-disk corruption; at worst, you get in-memory
> corruption...
>
>
> /David
> _ _
> // David Weinehall <tao@acc.umu.se> /> Northern lights wander \\
> // Project MCA Linux hacker // Dance across the winter sky //
> \> http://www.acc.umu.se/~tao/ </ Full colour fire </

I'll see if I can get something started this weekend. At some point, if it
gets anywhere, I'll toss is into sourceforge. I'll post a link when I get
the baseline functionality going.

--Carl

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