Wayland on FreeBSD

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 02:06:12 UTC 2020

On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 7:31 AM Arne Steinkamm <arne at steinkamm.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 04:13:57AM -0400, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> > Linux had iSCSI before FreeBSD (
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISCSI#Operating_systems) did and from the
> get
> > go there was huge pressure to use it instead of NFS because like
> everything
> > else in Linux iSCSI was newer, shinier and faster then NFS (not stopping
> to
> > see that any performance gain would be eaten up by any network having
> > smaller bandwidth than local I/O devices, even slow ones like traditional
> > drives).    FreeBSD never stopped recommending NFS as the preferred
> network
> > storage method.
> There is no "preferred network storage method".
> NAS and SAN technologies both have their pros and cons and the decission
> which one suits best has to consider many factors.

Looking around almost every major linux dist discourages NFS in favor of
almost anything else for example here is SUSE's official manual on network
storage (never even mentions NFS directly as a primary option, only how to
manage the ACL's if your on a legacy NFS system):

> The lack of a distributed filesystem comes to my mind thinking at FreeBSD
> in
> a Initiator role.

The base system is not designed to be kitchen sink... if you want different
options look at sysutil/fuse

Arne Steinkamm         | Home:     Mail: arne<at>steinkamm<dot>com

Aryeh M. Friedman, Lead Developer, http://www.PetiteCloud.org

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