Subject: Re: MAXBSIZE should be MAXPHYS; a yes vote! (not)
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1995 13:51:33
Martin Cracauer writes:
> Unfortunatly, we didn't hear anything in this regard from either
> Charles Hannum, Thor Lancelot Simon or whoever else is a real i386
> hacker. 

Thor and I just try to relieve some of the excess load -- Charles is
the real hacker. I personally just hew wood and carry water.

> So may I renew my request to stall this change, send a request to each
> port-xxx list that MAXBSIZE=MAXPHYS is tested and then #ifndef the
> change for the i386 port as long as it isn't fixed?
> I'd like to see maximum write throughput in 1.1, but the only thing I
> could do about is was to find out the limit for my machine, which is
> 32K. Now it is clear that even 32K break some other i386 machines, it
> is clear that it has to be *fixed*.

I'd agree with most of that, but I think that its too late for a fix
for 1.1 -- sigh.