In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Bruce Evans writes: >On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: > >> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Bruce Evans writes: >> >On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: >> >> Some bits are missing yet, for instance the ioctls to change >> >> disklabels etc. when they're done and it works also with sysinstall >> >> it'll be standard. >> > >> >It shouldn't be standard, because then using it wouldn't be optional. >> >> It will be standard because the current code does not support at >> least two of our platforms for normal disk sizes and none of our >> platforms for big disk sizes. > >This is mostly because resources have been diverted away from updating >working code to write a second system.
Make that third system, the current slice/label code is our second system, and I don't think the resources have been diverted as much as defected. Either way, I know you don't want either of DEVFS or GEOM, I think I know where you come from, I just happen to not agree that we should stay stuck back there. -- Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20 [EMAIL PROTECTED] | TCP/IP since RFC 956 FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message