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Re: [OT] XFS and FreeBSD?

To: Federico Sevilla III <jijo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [OT] XFS and FreeBSD?
From: Tony Gale <gale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 12 Jul 2001 10:36:57 +0100
Cc: Linux XFS Mailing List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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My guess is that SGI are moving towards IA64 as their base platform and
will need a unix OS for it. Linux support for IA64 is somewhat ahead of
the BSD one. Linux also works on existing SGI hardware.

Just my thoughts.


On 12 Jul 2001 17:21:15 +0800, Federico Sevilla III wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I hope this does not cause any major trouble. I am wondering if there is
> any effort to get XFS working on FreeBSD complete with EAs and ACLs. I do
> not know what the state of the filesystem support of FreeBSD is, but the
> last I've read looks like it's still UFS with soft updates. I also
> personally wonder why SGI decided to port XFS to Linux and not to the
> BSDs. I have never used any BSD (I use Linux actually) but this just makes
> me curious. I've heard the BSDs are also very good, but maybe someone can
> enlighten me off-list about this.
> Thanks in advance everyone!
>  --> Jijo
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> Federico Sevilla III  :: jijo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Network Administrator :: The Leather Collection, Inc.

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