[NILFS users] NILFS Documentation task
reinoud at NetBSD.org
Sun Oct 4 21:53:15 JST 2009
On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 01:45:02AM +0200, Assaf Weizman wrote:
> Hello all,I've been given as academical-task to write a documentation paper
> for the NILFS (2) File System. (for Operation Systems course at my
> university I obligated myself to submit in November)
> In order for this work to benefit the NILFS Project, If anyone has
> information that one thinks it should be included in NILFS Documentation - I
> would very appreciate it if you write me back about it.
> (especially about : * The GC mechanism,
> * The difference between
> journal-filesystem such as ext2/3 the NILFS 2,
> a major plus would be: * Graphs describing the layout\fragments of data on
> a physical layer of a theoretical disk.
> and etc... ).
There are some papers on the internet about NiLFS/NiLFS2. You can better ask
Ryusuke directly about those since he wrote them :-) If you look at the source
code you'll also find some references to (an empty) disc layout esp. in mkfs.nilfs2.
If you have questions about some part, just feel free to ask here :)
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