The 2006 Linux File Systems Workshop

Posted by tuxchick2 on Jul 14, 2006 10:07 AM EDT
Linux Weekly News; By Valerie Henson
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Why do we need a Linux file systems workshop, when all seems well in Linux file systems land? .... After all, file systems are a solved problem, right? Right?

If computer hardware never changed, we kernel developers would have nothing better to do than argue about the optimal scheduling algorithm and flame each others' coding style. Unfortunately, hardware has this terrible habit of changing frequently, drastically, and worst of all, exponentially. File systems are especially vulnerable to changes in hardware because of their long-lived nature.

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Don't the drive manufacturers bear some responsibility? sbergman27 0 1,683 Jul 14, 2006 10:52 AM

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