> On Monday, 10 December 2001 at 17:47:11 -0500, Anthony Schneider wrote: > > I'm no expert on journaled filesystems, but isn't the freebsd softupdates > > option similar? > > No, at least not from a technical standpoint. From a user standpoint, > they both try to make things faster and more reliable, but they do it > in very different ways. >
Well, perhaps I should have made that clearer: I am not an expert on either journaled filesystems not am I an expert on FreeBSD's softupdates option, technically or other. > > perhaps there could be an upgrade to offer > > options SOFTERUPDATES > > as an equal-but-different alternative to jfs? > > And what would that do? My thoughts were that if the two were similar in effect that it might be a relatively easy project to escalate towards achieving the same effects in one as the other. I understand that this is not necessarily the case. > Greg -Anthony.
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