KernelTrap: Interview: Hans Reiser

“Hans Reiser formed Namesys and began the development of
Reiserfs ten years ago. The first release of the filesystem,
Reiser3, is part of the mainline 2.4 and 2.6 Linux kernels. The
more recent Reiser4 is a complete redesign and reimplementation of
Reiserfs, aiming to soon be merged into the mainline 2.6 Linux

“In this interview, Hans discusses his background and how he
came to create Namesys and Reiserfs. He looks back at Reiser3,
describing the advantages it had over other filesystems when it was
released and its current state. He then explores the many
improvements currently in Reiser4, describing the plugin
architecture and its exciting potential for future semantic

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