Subject: Re: BFFS and Newfs -O (still fails)
To: Alan Kelm <email@example.com>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/1994 12:48:43
On Tue, 6 Dec 1994, Alan Kelm wrote:
> Andreas Johansson reported the same problems, and observed that the
> problem does not occur when copying a single file, but only when copying
> multiple files. My experience is the same: copying a 7-Meg tar-file
> works fine, but copying 21 little files hangs the machine.
I noticed this and also had some lockups when I used arp's move command
to move (copy then delete) onto the BFFS partitions.
> My machine is an A3000 with a 530 MB Fujitsu drive on the internal
> controller. (I also have a 240Mb quantum prodrive on the same controller).
> Andreas reported his problems on an A4000/040 with 425Mb quantum
> prodrive on a GVP Series II controller. Could this be a problem
> that only occurs on large (fast) hard drives?
I'm on an A2500 with a 520MB Fujitsu. (I alson have a Q40s and an HP,
but they don't have BFFS partitions on them.)