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Re: For this weeks meeting agenda...



On Sun, 2005-09-11 at 05:01 -0500, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> Dang, I'm half-asleep.  Do-over ...
> Say something like ...
> 
> Fedora Core, more than most other Linux distributions, requires the
> filesystem have extensive kernel/application support.  Ext2/Ext3 have a
> long history on all Linux distributions, so kernel and application
> support is commonly implemented.  This includes kernel NFS services,
> quotas and Extended Attributes (EAs) for things such as Access Control
> Lists (ACLs) and Mandatory Access Controls (MACs) like SELinux.
> 
> ReiserFS is not working on supporting many of these features, which is a
> show-stopper, and has a long history if compatibility issues with
> traditional services Fedora Core has been used for.  JFS is still
> missing many of these components, and suffers from the same
> compatibility history as ReiserFS.  While XFS does have extensive
> support, and SGI has produced releases of XFS for prior Red Hat kernels,
> Fedora Core has not tested XFS extensive, and there are many known
> issues with XFS in the Linux kernel (outside of SGI's control).

Actually, I just re-read that and it's too subjective and, worse yet,
makes statements on behalf of other entities (which we obviously can't
do).

I'll come up with a better set of statements after I get some sleep, as
well as after I find a few, solid mailing list links.


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Bryan J. Smith     b j smith ieee org     http://thebs413.blogspot.com
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