cowloop technology

Peter Schuller peter.schuller at
Tue Jan 10 14:03:35 PST 2006

> We don't have a generic block device layering interface yet.  I'd like
> to have something like this before, then supporting cloop for instance
> would be nice as well.  I know some people don't like the
> implementation of GEOM, but I think the basic principle is needed
> anyways.  Some kind of generic layering abstraction for block devices.

I have seen semi-negative references to GEOM before, but I have been
unable to find what exactly it is people have a problem with. Out of
curiousity, is there anything in particular that is controversial
about it?

/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB

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