DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2005-02
Re: Off-Topic Question
On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 16:18:33 +0000, Eduardo Tongson <propolice@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > No, there is no current support for UFS2 in DragonFlyBSD. We
> > currently use the 32-bit UFS1 filesystem. There is ongoing to to add
> > in support for filesystems greater than 1TB in size and should be
> > completed very soon. As for background FSCK, DragonFly is currently
> > in development of adding in journaling support and is just a few
> > months away from completion. The background fsck method has many
> > fundamental flaws hence the reason for development of a different
> > method. Our jorunaling work will allow the system an even greater
> > degree of flexibility as you will able to do things such as real-time
> > remote mirrored filesystems.
> > --
> When the journalling code gets finished and become production ready,
> will it be a walk in the park to port the journalling code to freebsd
> and other bsds?
No, the other BSD operating systems will require a substancial
rewrite of their VFS subsystem(between 1000-2000 hours of work) in
order to use the journaling code being developed under DragonFly.
Steven David Rhodus