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 [[!template id=project  [[!template id=project
   
 title="Simplify FFS"  title="Simpler, extent-based FFS"
   
 contact="""  contact="""
 [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)  [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
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 Remove the residual geometry code and datastructures from FFS (keep some kind of  Remove the residual geometry code and datastructures from FFS (keep some kind of
 allocation groups but without most of what cylinder groups now have) and replace  allocation groups but without most of what cylinder groups now have) and replace
 blocks and fragments with extents, yielding a much simpler filesystem well  blocks and fragments with extents, yielding a much simpler filesystem well
 suited for modern disks.  The result would be useful to many operating systems  suited for modern disks.
 beyond just NetBSD, since UFS/FFS is used in so many different kernels.  
   Note that this results in a different on-disk format and will need to be a different file system type.
   
   The result would be potentially useful to other operating systems beyond just
   NetBSD, since UFS/FFS is used in so many different kernels.
   
 """  """
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