Juli Mallett wrote:
> jmallett 2003/02/10 19:06:46 PST
> Modified files:
> sbin/newfs Makefile mkfs.c newfs.c newfs.h ref.test
> Convert newfs to libufs (really). Solves one real issue with previous
> version of such. Differences in filesystems generated were found to be
> from 1) sbwrite with the "all" parameter 2) removal of writecache. The
> sbwrite call was made to perform as the original version, and otherwise
> this was checked against a version of newfs with the write cache removed.
Umm, I object! This is a massive performance loss on disks without track
write buffering (eg: many raid systems).. While it isn't so bad for ufs2
newfs, it is a Big Deal for ufs1 for interchangeability.
Peter Wemm - email@example.com; peter@FreeBSD.org; firstname.lastname@example.org
"All of this is for nothing if we don't go to the stars" - JMS/B5
To Unsubscribe: send mail to majordomo@FreeBSD.org
with "unsubscribe cvs-src" in the body of the message