Tuning information for ISC 386/ix

Jim Frost madd at bu-cs.BU.EDU
Tue Sep 26 06:44:15 AEST 1989

In article <14711 at haddock.ima.isc.com> trb at haddock.ima.isc.com (Andrew Tannenbaum) writes:
|Frankly I don't have any complaints with the speed of the 386/ix file

I'm kind of curious about the 386/ix "FFS".  What I'd like to know is
if the free list management has been improved to help minimize
fragmentation (eg allocation by cylinder cluster).  This is pretty
trivial to do -- even without changes to the on-disk filesystem.
Comments from the crowd at ISC?

jim frost
software tool & die
madd at std.com

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