Re: Volume management on Linux with the ext2fs.

Alan Cox (
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 23:30:47 +0100 (BST)

> advantages, and the design of the entire NetApp system leaves it (and
> everything else) panting in its dust. C.f. the respective Usenix papers
> for each system.

The netapp is not an appropriate comparison, it only works because they
have a big battery backed NV ram as well as the disk. They built an fs
(WAFS) to make clever use of it. It doesnt work without that.