JFS and XFS - Linux Journaled File Systems

Steve Hayashi sth at andrew.cmu.edu
Thu Jan 18 17:09:18 PST 2001


I've visited there before.  It looks just a little too complicated in what
I like to dabble in.

-Steve

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

> 
> So a LVM is right in the 2.4 kernel ? Wow... I must have been hiding under a
> rock for too long then. ;) Will start the final 2.4 kernel download as soon
> as possible, so I can use my 4 physical different disks as one whole logical
> volume (and see if I can put a journaled filesystem on it ;) )
> 
> And I seem to need new glasses too, as IBM is indeed working on something
> called an Enterpise Volume Management System too, and I completly missed it
> when looking at JFS on the same web-site... Jeez... Not sure that the Yast
> disk-setup-thingy in SuSe fully qualifys as a LVM though...
> 
> And bout ReiserFS, I know that it does not 'just' implements journaling but
> designed a new fs altogether that implements some other nifty stuff as
> well... but... I guess the same goes for JFS and maybe even XFS...?
> 
> And come to think of it, does anyone know whatever happened to ext3fs? Is
> anyone using that? The project doesnt seem to make much progress anymore.
> 
> As for the sources for XFS, they have them hidden away in cvs. There's a web
> interface to the cvs sources too at:
> 
> http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/linux-2.4-xfs/SOURCES/
> 
> 
> 
> 
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