On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Bria
> n F. Feldman" writes:
> >> /ddname = find_dev/s/BLK/CHR/
> >No, that's wrong. You cannot do buffered-type IO on a cdev. I committed
> >a workaround, and now it works. There's no easy way around this, except
> >possibly making kern.dumpdev a string (makes quite a bit of sense there...)
> Indeed. a dev_t should never be exported as such from the kernel
> anymore, in particular not for bdevs. dumps and swap are the two
> offenders left.
Should I commit a similar workaround for the swap code too? Quite
simple to do...
> Poul-Henning Kamp FreeBSD coreteam member
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