"Native" journaling file systems?

Yann Berthier yb at bashibuzuk.net
Mon Dec 19 11:51:09 PST 2005


On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, at 10:56, Julian Elischer wrote:

> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> 
> >On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 08:30:40AM -0800, David O'Brien wrote:
> >+> On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 10:28:16AM -0500, Justin Smith wrote:
> >+> > Are there any plans to develop UFS3--- i.e., a UFS2 file system with 
> >an
> >+> > added journal?
> >+> 
> >+> Its been a dream of ours for a while now.
> >+> Just need a dream maker to submit the patches.
> >
> >It's right around the corner:)
> >
> >Seriously speaking there are three projects going on:
> >
> >- UFS+J - journaling for UFS2 (Scott Long is responsible for it),
> >- XFS - read-only support is in the base system and read-write support
> > in development (AFAIK),
> >- gjournal (not the gjournal project from SoC), developed by me.
> > The work is finished. This is device (GEOM) level journaling, but
> > allows for UFS journaling as well. I'm currently in the process of
> > testing it. It allows for other cool things as well... :)
> >
> > 
> >
> You forget the Reiserfs for FreeBSd project.

   And there is another contender: it seems that Matt Dillon plans to
   fully integrate ZFS in dflybsd. And no, i have not the slightest idea
   of the amount of work needed to benefit from his future work to bring
   this in freebsd :)

      - yann


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