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Re: XFS from SGI and OpenBSD
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: XFS from SGI and OpenBSD
- From: Greg Thomas <get_(_at_)_sbcglobal_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 01:17:37 -0800
On Friday, February 22, 2002, at 01:04 AM, Ted U wrote:
On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Greg Thomas wrote:
Yes, but using, and being able to mount and read are two entirely
different things. With Linux there are several choices for using a
filesystem, AFAIK with OpenBSD there is only one choice, FFS. With
Linux and OpenBSD there are obviously many choices for mounting and
I thought I understood the above, but I read it again and got a
different interpretation. Can you explain another way, maybe with more
One point I have, you can run an entire OpenBSD system with only ext2fs.
No need for FFS, though such a configuration is atypical.
Maybe this is more precise. The Linux section is providing me with info
on what the native OpenBSD filesystem, FFS, uses instead of
journalling. It's not telling me which filesystems OpenBSD is capable
of reading or not reading. The kernel configuration info gives me a
much better idea of it's filesystem capabilities.
PS I read the list, only one copy of the message is necessary.
Aye aye. Reply to all is just so much easier than fixing up the