Why a filesystem? [jjl2] [djo5]

Dan Odom danodom@matt.ksu.ksu.edu
Sun, 18 Apr 93 17:33:08 CDT

>From the brain of JJ Lay came:

> Why do we need a filesystem?  Shouldn't a hard disk be considered an
> extension of memory?  As should any other device?  What do you think of
> this idea?


Have you ever worked under VM/CMS?  This type of environment is PURE HELL!
Not to mention being very, very slow (disk-based memory is like that, ya

Dan Odom
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