HAMMER and RAID question

Konrad Neuwirth konrad at usenet.fimsch.net
Fri May 28 02:09:53 PDT 2010


I am not purposefully trying to be difficult, but rather trying to 

Matthew Dillon schrieb:
    Theoretically the B-Tree could be used to list multiple copies of
    a data block but it would really complicate the filesystem.  HAMMER's
    media structure is designed for replication across distinct copies
    of the filesystem rather than trying to maintain redundancy within
    a single copy of the filesystem.
My thinking that having the mirroring within the filesystem, combined 
with the reblocking code, hot swap (connect/disconnect) and the smart 
mountpoints would actually be a very smooth experience also in 
single-server configurations.

Ah, there always /is/ hardware RAID.  Maybe that would still just be the 
way to go.

Thank you for your answer!


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