JFS and XFS - Linux Journaled File Systems

Steve Hayashi sth at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Jan 18 11:43:13 PST 2001


I'd LOVE to try XFS, but they only seem to have already compiled kernels,
rather than patches.

-Steve

On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, M.Hoes wrote:

> 
> Hi.
> 
> 
> I don't know if any of you already tried out a journaled file system yet,
> but even if you did, it's probably been ReiserFS. But if you're really
> interested in the subject you should really give JFS and XFS a go.
> 
> JFS is IBM's journaled file system, the very same technology they have been
> using in their *nix flavor AIX for years now, and they are in the process of
> porting it to linux under the GPL license. Since they have been using this
> fs on AIX for quite some time, so the technology they use has been ironed
> out and fine-tuned quite nicely. Recently it has reached stable status. On
> the web site, they offer the JFS sources, and quite a lot of whitepapers,
> intro's and HOWTO-install docs. I've tried it out myself and I must admit
> it's pretty cool. ;)
> 
> SGI has a journaledfs as well called XFS, the fs they are using in their
> *nix flavor, and they have ported this to linux too. By some people XFS is
> even considered the technology leader of journaledfs. It's still in beta
> though, but reached 'usable' status. Haven't tried it this one out yet, but
> im currently downloading the sources ;)
> 
> 
> 
> Check out the details at:
> 
> JFS:
> http://oss.software.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/jfs/
> 
> XFS:
> http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> By the way, has anyone seen a Logical Volume Manager (LVM) for Linux yet? I
> would love to try one out. ;)
> 
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