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Sun Nov 6 21:08:23 2011 UTC (10 years, 1 month ago) by jmmv
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CVS tags: HEAD
Add missing categories to the "all" index and sprinkle difficulty-level
settings to the projects that lacked them.  The "all" index is now fully
organized.

    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="hard"
   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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