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SubjectRe: Dying disk and filesystem choice.
>>>>> "erik" == Erik Mouw <J.A.K.Mouw@ITS.TUDelft.NL> writes:

erik> On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 09:53:45AM -0700, Hans Reiser wrote:
>> No, reiserfs does have badblock support!!!!
>> You just have to get it as a separate patch from us because it was
>> written after code freeze.

erik> IMHO we are not that deep into code freeze anymore. Freevxfs got added
erik> in linux-2.4.5-pre*, so I think that a patch that adds a useful feature
erik> like badblock support would be OK.

A new filesystem don't touch anything if you don't use it. Some
reasoning for inclusion of new drivers. Big changes in a working
driver could make it not to work (very bad in the stable series).

Later, Juan.

In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they
are different -- Larry McVoy
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