[nycbug-talk] DragonFly BSD 2.0 Released

Andy Kosela akosela at andykosela.com
Tue Jul 22 03:40:20 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 6:18 AM, Steven Kreuzer <skreuzer at exit2shell.com> wrote:
> >From KernelTrap:
> "Hurrah! 2.0 has been released!" said Matthew Dillon, announcing the eighth
> major release of DragonFly BSD. This release is the first to include HAMMER, a
> new clustering filesystem that already boasts an impressive list of features,
> including: "crash recovery on-mount, no fsck; fine-grained snapshots, snapshot
> management, snapshot-support for filesystem-wide data integrity checks;
> historically accessible by default; mirroring: queueless incremental mirroring,
> master to multi-slave; undo and rollback; reblocking; multi-volume, maximum
> storage capacity of 1-Exabyte." Other highlighted changes in this release
> include, "native fairq-queue implementation using ALTQ, for PF", and "native
> connection state recovery to PF, so router reboots do not drop active TCP
> connections."
> http://kerneltrap.org/DragonFlyBSD/2.0_HAMMER_Filesystem

Yes, HAMMER looks promising. I wonder how hard it would be to port it
to FreeBSD. All those modern filesystem projects like ZFS, HAMMER, and
Oracle's BTRFS for Linux are very interesting.

Andy Kosela
ora et labora

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