Subject: Re: WARNING: softdep bug
To: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 11/19/1999 22:16:54
Frank van der Linden writes:
> I would urge people to use it (on non-critical filesystems), so that
> bugs like these are actually noticed and solved.
Agreed, that's why I had it on in the first place; I still have it on.
I have updated to a newer kernel, that has the vnode leak fix. So far
no further problems, but I'm yet to fill the fs again.
> So, unless your filesystem is likely to fill up, I hope people will
> continue to test the code.
Yes, please do - my warning was intended to prevent people losing data
they actually cared about by turning it on too enthusiastically.