On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 09:50 +1000, Nathan Scott wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 02:31:03PM -0700, Crossmeta Solutions wrote:
> > Hi,
> Hi there,
> > We noticed your link to XFS on Freebsd project in the News category and
> > we would appreciate a similar link to Crossmeta project
> > http://www.crossmeta.com which is XFS plus other file systems EXT2, ffs,
> > nfs and reiserfs on Windows 2000, 2003, XP.
> Is this an open source product? If not, it'd probably be
> more appropriate to link to it from the "Whos Using XFS" page.
XFS driver module itself is open-source but the entire crossmeta is not
opensource product. This has to do with the Microsoft IFS kit license.
Eventually everything will be open-source if we switch to the public
Please provide a link wherever you feel is appropriate for this.
> > Crossmeta XFS for Windows is based on the initial XFS 1.1 release and it
> Heh, old timers, eh? No 2.6 plans there? There have been a
> number of XFS ondisk extensions since 1.1 (fwiw).
There is partially merged XFS 1.3 but due to lack of resources it was
> Did you have to modify XFS to get it to work within your system,
> out of curiousity?
The crossmeta kernel driver has freebsd 4.2 VFS interface and only
required few changes to the platforms defs and support directories.
But the XFS 1.1 release was well organized with good macros for BUF_T
and kernel apis and made the porting lot simpler.
> > comes with all the necessary tools xfs_mkfs, xfs_repair. It can easily
> > survive postmark and bonnie++ stress benchmarks :)
> Er, good stuff!
Thanks and regards.