On Tuesday, 17 August 1999 at 10:28:34 +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Aug 1999 12:27:57 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> 4.      [not quite easy] The CCD device ditto.
>>      Earn brownie points:  Make ccdconfig use sysctl instead of
>>      libkvm to read back configuration.
> Anyone who decides to tackle this one is likely to have the wherewithall
> to test a PR which I can't right now -- PR 10077:
> PR:     10077
> Class:          kern
> Synopsis: dd'ing a ccd stripped partition sometimes hangs in physstr

Don't count on it.  He's talking serious disk space (starting at 8 GB
on two disks).  

Why did you take this one?  It's certainly not a dd problem.  I'd
guess that it's a numeric overflow problem; there have been other such
problems in ccd before.

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