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Posted May 21, 2011 16:02 UTC (Sat) by AlexHudson (subscriber, #41828)
Posted May 21, 2011 16:04 UTC (Sat) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted May 21, 2011 19:23 UTC (Sat) by Wol (guest, #4433)
So not quite the same, in that it started under IBM control, but if they're happy to hand a successful project over to the community...!
At the end of the day, IBM are in it to make money. If they see easy money providing consulting and support on a FLOSS project, why shouldn't they take it? And annoying the project leaders is not a good long term idea ...
Posted May 22, 2011 0:48 UTC (Sun) by NightMonkey (subscriber, #23051)
I've used it in HA/DRBD autofailover storage clusters I've put together and it works very well.
Posted May 22, 2011 2:19 UTC (Sun) by vonbrand (subscriber, #4458)
Oh, you mean the one SCOX claimed to be theirs (because it had ben written for AIX, IBM's Unix) and then ported to Linux? Hardly unheard of ;-)
Posted May 22, 2011 17:53 UTC (Sun) by anselm (subscriber, #2796)
That was SCO's claim. In fact, the JFS in Linux derives from the OS/2 version of JFS, which was developed by a different team within IBM, without reference to the AIX source code so the Linux version of JFS has nothing to do with anything that SCO might have had rights to.
This doesn't detract from the fact that, whatever its technical merits, JFS's market share in the Linux world is considerably lower than that of competing file systems such as the ext family or SGI's XFS.
Posted May 22, 2011 17:58 UTC (Sun) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted May 27, 2011 7:47 UTC (Fri) by ceplm (guest, #41334)
Posted May 29, 2011 21:41 UTC (Sun) by ThinkRob (subscriber, #64513)
Posted May 30, 2011 8:11 UTC (Mon) by ceplm (guest, #41334)
Posted May 29, 2011 22:39 UTC (Sun) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
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