FFS and minfree...

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Mon May 5 11:54:56 PDT 2003

On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 07:00 AM, Artem Tepponen wrote:
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> Should they be asking 'Why FS design is so flawed
> that it has this requirement' instead?


> Is there any working FS for FreeBSD that does not have this 
> requirement?

The FFS doesn't have a requirement that you reserve any free space, 
although doing so is a reasonable default for most circumstances due to 
the performance advantages.

Do you enjoy having to defragment other filesystem types, by any chance?


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