Initial filesystem design synopsis.

Rupert Pigott darkb00ng at
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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