[TUHS] Mach for i386 / Mt Xinu or other

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Wed Feb 22 06:32:56 AEST 2017


On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 03:28:13PM -0500, Steve Nickolas wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2017, Larry McVoy wrote:
> 
> >In terms of crash worthyness, ext2 was better.  I think the ext2 people
> >took the approach that they wanted to be as robust as dos but with
> >performance.  And they made it, it's some very nice work.
> 
> Wouldn't "as robust as DOS" be a *bad* thing?

The DOS file system, while stupid, was very robust in the face of crashes
(sort of had to be, he says slyly).


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