Allison J Parent
allisonp at world.std.com
Fri Sep 12 12:43:28 AEST 1997
<Allison, you got a copy? I emailed Dan Ts'o to get a copy, but haven't hear
<back from him yet.
I got it off the net in one of the archive sites. I have the sources (in C)
<The early Unixes didn't have a concept of bad blocks. This will always
<be a pain.
Not true. They all did as bad blocks have been a fact of life for all
computers since day one. Some of the ealy unixes used crude methods
from a perfomance standoint but, the bad block replacement was there.
Do read LIONS commentary. I was able to get a copy from the local library
here in eastern MA (USA) along with several books on BSD design. Unix was
really ahead of the pack on many things.
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