Re: 3.0 wishlist Was: Overview of 2.2.x goals?

Dan Hollis (
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 22:42:50 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 19 Jan 1998, linux kernel account wrote:
> * Ext2fs (call it ext3 perhaps) improvements:

Logging or journaling filesystem. Desperately needed for mission critical
servers. Any ideas how long it takes to e2fsck a 16gb filesystem after a
crash? :-/

> * Ethernet load balencing (I've seen stuff to do that)

Generic load balancing. eql has big performance problems and needs a major

Also, multilink ppp. See

> * Anti-exec-stack option

We *really* need this. Doesn't solaris already have it?

> * MD5 pwfiles. (pam?)

pam already does this.