choosing a file system

Bron Gondwana brong at
Fri Jan 2 01:14:26 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 04:19:52PM +1100, Rob Mueller wrote:

Ahh, that week.  *sigh*.  Not strictly a reiserfs problem of course,
that would have affected everyone.

Speaking of which, Linus did point out in that thread that the way
Cyrus does IO (mmap for reads, fseek/fwrite for writes) is totally
insane and guaranteed to hit every bug in existance.  Normal people
just use mmap for both.

Does anyone actually run Cyrus on anything that doesn't support
writable mmap these days?


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