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Re: [tlug] Peeling onions.

On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 12:47:01AM -0000, wrote:
> The translation mechanism in Hurd means that FSes run as user processes. 
> I'm not sure that the same is true of Darwin - the FS may be a Mach-level
> process unit but I'm not sure how privileged it is.  Besides, Unix has no
> means to convey "hm, your FS just died", so you either have to extend Unix
> semantics or rethink your FS call interface, and I'm inclined to believe
> that an interface rethink is called for at this point.

what about NFS?
filesystem dying is not exactly a new problem limited to userspace filesystems.

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