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Re: reiserfs empirical study (very long)

On Thu, 31 May 2001, 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.

Hmm, I thought we had convinced them to keep on using big-endian for the
metadata at Linux Kongress in Augsburg.



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