Subject: Re: Soft Updates -- healthier, and good for you!
To: None <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/19/2000 03:45:07
Ethan Solomita wrote:
> 	Frank van der Linden sent out some email about it, but I wanted to
> reiterate regarding the changes that went into NetBSD just recently for
> Soft Updates. They fix several known bugs, including:
> * Out of memory panic in kmem_map
> * Livelock with lots of disk activity, but no forward progress
> * Panic from link count being changed
> 	And several others I'm sure. All told, it should be a much more stable
> filesystem now, and I want to encourage people to give it another try.
> The performance improvements can be tremendous, and if there are more
> big bugs, I'd like to find them sooner, rather than later.

Does this include a fix for one or multiple processes doing many rm


Alexis Rosen
PANIX Public Access Unix & Internet, NYC.