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Re: Long Term Commitment to Linux XFS,

To: IFIX Computer Solutions <dsainty@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Long Term Commitment to Linux XFS,
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 12 May 2001 19:07:26 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0105110752470.18660-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
I'm in the same boat on this one. Perhaps also a matrix of possible
hardware/software combinations that will yield maximum performance?

Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Fri, 11 May 2001, IFIX Computer Solutions wrote:

> Hi,
> I've heard some bad rumours about SGI's possible long term commitment to
> XFS on Linux....  Do you have any sort of statement or position with
> respect to the commitment to support Linux XFS into the future?
> My colleagues and I are currently evaluating the use of either XFS or
> Reiser FS on Linux, and we require as much of a commitment as possible
> that SGI will continue to actively support Linux XFS into the future.
> Unfortunately, whilst XFS is a superior journalling FS for Linux, its
> development has not yet been very actively worked on by people other
> than SGI employees, so its usefulness could be affected by any SGI cuts
> in open source development (which would be a great shame).
> Please give me some good news or positive response so I can re-assure a
> few people I know. :-)  Anyway, fantastic work on getting 1.0 out. I've
> heard only good things and plan to test it in the next week...
> Best Regards and TIA,
> DS..

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