On Jun 22, 10:30am, Adrian Chadd wrote:
} Subject: Re: cvs commit: src/sys/contrib/softupdates softdep.h ffs_softdep
} [shifting conversation to -current .. ]
} On Thu, Jun 22, 2000, Anders Andersson wrote:
} > on Tor, Jun 22, 2000 at 01:46:34pm +0900, Akinori -Aki- MUSHA wrote:
} > >
} > > Yes, it has been working quite stably here too. Besides, one must do
} > > a "tunefs -n enable" for every partition that he or she wants to do
} > > softupdates anyway, so just adding the support for softupdates to the
} > > GENERIC kernel won't hurt anyone who don't want to turn that feature
} > > on by default, except a little code increase.
} > Please take a look at what NetBSD just recently did:
} > http://www.netbsd.org/Changes/#softdepsmount
} > These changes disables the whole 'tunefs' process, and let you control
} > softupdates state with mount, (-o softdep). So all you have to do is to
} > tune your /etc/fstab to enable softupdates. I think this will make it
} > more easy to enable SOFTUPDATES by default.
} I like this. Would anyone object if this was brought over from NetBSD ?
I'm pretty sure that Kirk had some reason for using tunefs. It might take
me a while to dig up the information, though, assuming I still have it.
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