Tim Kientzle wrote on Thursday, November 20, 2003 6:31 PM > Garance A Drosihn wrote: > > At 6:26 PM +0100 11/17/03, Julian Stacey wrote: > >> Seconded ! Better commit an improved switch with > >> default = Off. > > > > The time for voting was months ago. > ... > > I'm pretty comfortable with the failsafes that we > have in place: > * /sbin/init is static > * If /bin/sh fails, /rescue/sh can be run > * /rescue provides a complete set of statically-linked > sysadmin utilities that should be sufficient > for recovering a damaged system.
Thanks to /rescue and the live filesystem archives on current.freebsd.org, I was able to recover a machine that I hosed after the statfs change by trying to installworld without building & booting a new kernel first. Regarding the performance loss due to the dynamic /bin and /sbin, wouldn't prebinding help? Guy Helmer _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"