XFS for FreeBSD, new snapshot available

Eric Anderson anderson at centtech.com
Fri Aug 19 12:57:33 GMT 2005


Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On behalf of the XFS for FreeBSD project, I would
> like to announce a new snapshot which you can download
> and try.  The snapshot is available here:
> 
> http://people.freebsd.org/~rodrigc/xfs/
> 
> NOTES:
> - works only with latest FreeBSD-CURRENT and FreeBSD-6 kernels
> - read-only access to XFS partitions only
> - highly experimental and not finished yet, this is a work in progress
> - do not use for production work
> 
> NEW THINGS:
> - several kernel panics fixed
> - preliminary support for reading extended attributes
> - xfsprogs in ports ( sysutils/xfsprogs ), needed for mkfs.xfs
> 
> The XFS for FreeBSD project is porting the SGI XFS filesystem
> to FreeBSD, based on publically available GPL'd sources of
> SGI's XFS for Linux.  The XFS for FreeBSD project is not
> affiliated with SGI, and SGI should not be contacted with
> bug reports regarding XFS for FreeBSD.
> 
> Many thanks to Russell Cattelan and Alexander Kabaev for their work
> on this project.
> 
> We would appreciate your feedback and bug reports.
> 


Been working great so far, although I have to say I am not fully 
utilizing it.

Good work!

Eric



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