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Re: Announce: XFS Release 1.0 for Linux (fwd)
On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 09:24:12AM -0700, Robert Threet wrote:
> Actually, that *was* interesting. That was probably
> the last issue people had against Linux was the lack
> of a journaling file system. I had heard there was a
> "journaling file system in the works". Now I can
> answer those people with some specifics (atleast I
> know the name).
> Do you know of anyone using XFS?
I've been using ReiserFS for about a year now - a journaling filesystem that
runs on linux. SuSE has bundled it for a while now, even before it was part
of the mainstream kernel. I'm personally fairly interested in XFS because it
appears to have working quotas - something that I was at least unable to find
I'll tell you what, it's *really* nice to only wait a few extra seconds while
a journal is played back after a power failure. Sure beats waiting for 60GB
of IDE to fsck. :)
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