Re: [dev] JFS filesystem

From: Ciprian Dorin Craciun <>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:55:57 +0300

On Sun, Apr 21, 2019 at 8:42 PM Daniel Cegiełka
<> wrote:

I've just taken a look at and from what I see it
tries to be a "do-all" file-system going the route of ZFS and BTRFS,
from RAID and multiple drives to compression and encryption.

So this is what I don't understand with "modern" file-systems: why do
all of them try to implement all layers of the storage stack, from
block-device management (and redundancy) up to compression and

I ask this because we already have many mature solutions for all of these:
* multiple disks (with perhaps redundancy): MD and LVM (based on DM)
kernel modules;
* encryption: `dm-crypt` which has plenty of options;

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