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Re: reiserfs empirical study (very long)

On Thu, May 31, Steven Hanley wrote:

> On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 05:39:09PM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> > On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 02:09:16PM -0700, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> > > Cameron Berkenpas wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > I thought I read somewhere that XFS is working on PPC..
> > > > I take it that info was incorrect?
> > > 
> > > I think what you read is that "...they are working on it for PPC." 
> > > Supposedly an endian-fixed version should be available soonish.
> > > 
> > I would believe that XFS wouldn't have any endian problems; since XFS was
> > origionally on a big-endian system (mips/irix) before.
> unfortunately not, they had to add a lot of code and change a fiar bit of
> stuff to get XFS to work inside linux, all this work and development was done
> on x86 boxen, as to how far they are towards having this working on linux/ppc
> now I dont know.

Since XFS runs stable on UltraSPARC, I see now reason why it should 
not work on Linux/PPC. I don't know if the on-disk-format is compatible
between big- and little-endian systems, but this is in the moment no
major problem for me.


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Linux is like a Vorlon.  It is incredibly powerful, gives terse,
cryptic answers and has a lot of things going on in the background.

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