Subject: Re: Softdep (was: Re: i386 1.4Q hangs nonrandomly?)
To: Bjoern Labitzke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/2000 11:31:38
In message <20000128181557.A4537@hermit.home.cs.tu-berlin.de>, Bjoern Labitzke
>6. Run "tunefs -n enable /dev/rXd0x" to enable soft updates on the
> filesystem(s) of your choice.
Oh, cool! I had tried 'wd0a', and it wouldn't let me, but it looks like it
does for rwd0a.
>7. Remove "update=YES" from your /etc/rc.conf file. update(8) is no longer
> needed. Its work is now done in a more sophisticated way by a kernel
Is it still done if you've got some non-soft-update filesystems? Maybe
turning it off will improve performance further. ;-)
>9. Have fun testing.
>I understood this, that you have to reboot after en-/disabling the
>soft updates on a fs.
Not intrinsically, but you do if it's /.