Subject: Re: i386 1.4Q hangs nonrandomly?
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/30/2000 15:41:59
On Sun, Jan 30, 2000 at 02:39:23PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <200001302032.MAA11579@Greyhawk.DSG.Stanford.EDU>, Jonathan Stone wr
> >Agreed, risk is low, but here, isn't the Right Thing really to allow
> >the kernel to update its incore superblock and write that to disk?
> Wouldn't mind that at all. Would make 'tunefs' a much-more-practical thing,
> although I suppose the problem is that the mounted filesystem acn be confused?
so what's really needed is to tell the kernel not to flush the
superblock when tunefs modifies the disk.