Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/simplify-ffs.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Simplify FFS"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
        !             7: """
        !             8: 
        !             9: category="filesystems"
        !            10: difficulty=""
        !            11: duration="8-12 months"
        !            12: 
        !            13: description="""
        !            14: Remove the residual geometry code and datastructures from FFS (keep some kind of
        !            15: allocation groups but without most of what cylinder groups now have) and replace
        !            16: blocks and fragments with extents, yielding a much simpler filesystem well
        !            17: suited for modern disks.  The result would be useful to many operating systems
        !            18: beyond just NetBSD, since UFS/FFS is used in so many different kernels.
        !            19: """
        !            20: ]]

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