[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use
bear at typewritten.org
Sat May 8 03:04:47 CDT 2010
On May 8, 2010, at 12:34 AM, Dan Duncan wrote:
> HP released TRU64's AdvFS filesystem as GPL in 2008. I'd love to see
> someone port that. It was doing all the shiny new ZFS bells and
> whistles in 1993.
...and had serious data losing race conditions at least as recently as
in 4.0F. We were losing hundreds of gigabytes PER WEEK at amazon.com
in 1999. We spent most of that year getting the remains of DEC to even
admit there was a problem.
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