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Kernel Space: Two New Filesystems for Linux

Jun 27, 2007, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)

"Almost exactly one year ago, as the developers were discussing changes to the venerable ext3 filesystem, Andrew Morton was heard to say:

"All that being said, Linux's filesystems are looking increasingly crufty and we are getting to the time where we would benefit from a greenfield start-a-new-one. That new one might even be based on reiser4--has anyone looked? It's been sitting around for a couple of years..."

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