Pointers for understanding vfs/buffer/filesystem architecture
aleine at austrosearch.net
Sat Jul 30 15:24:16 GMT 2005
Eric Anderson wrote:
> I've very interested in learning about FreeBSD's implementation
> of vfs/buffer cache/fs archicture.
You may want to download the following graphical overview of the
UFS/FFS filesystem that was made by Poul-Henning Kamp earlier
this year, it's very useful:
If you want to print it out you'll need 18 sheets of paper.
You may also want to use something like doxygen (devel/doxygen in the
ports tree) to generate source code graphs and make browsing through
source code easier. Another resource that you may find helpful is
Robert Watson's FXR site:
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