Initial filesystem design synopsis.
darkb00ng at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 23 14:54:11 PST 2007
On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 01:09:27 -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Sanity checks in the code can handle unsynchronized hosts, guarentee
> monotonic increasing transaction ids, and prevent the filesystem
> from becoming corrupted. Deliberately generating absurd time stamps
> would be a bigger problem... for example, basing your cluster on a
> single machine's RTC would be a bad idea. At the very least you
> would want an NTP-synchronized time source.
If this is a requirement perhaps there should be some integration of NTP
into the FS & it's utilities. It would make sense from the SSI point of
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