[fbsd] Porting ZFS file system to FreeBSD.

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Aug 22 14:45:57 UTC 2006

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 04:30:44PM +0200, Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> Hi Pawel,
> On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 12:45:16PM +0200, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> > I started porting the ZFS file system to the FreeBSD operating system.
> First, thank you for working on this.  I must admit I am quite impressed
> by the amount of work you've achieved this last months, you are really a
> coding machine.  I don't say others have done less, but maybe I am
> simply not smart enough to estimate their work.
> I don't know much about ZFS, but Sun states this is a "128 bits"
> filesystem.  How will you handle this in regards to the FreeBSD
> kernel interface that is already struggling to be 64 bits
> compliant ?  (I'm stating this based on this URL [1], but maybe
> it's not fully up-to-date.)
> [1] http://www.freebsd.org/projects/bigdisk/index.html

Actually if you read that URL then it shows that it's only some
userland tools + secondary UFS features that do not handle 64-bit
filesystem sizes in FreeBSD.

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