Subject: Re: sysctl: vfs.ffs.doreallocblks
To: Jesse Off <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Doran <email@example.com>
Date: 09/27/2000 13:25:35
Jesse Off <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Well, I've been using it for awhile now, without a hitch. I haven't
> actually tested whether or not its working though.
I have become a convert since playing around with this,
after the discussion was raised here.
See Keith Smith & Margo Seltzer's paper on the topic at
> What were the known bugs that were present in Lite so as
> to determine whether this mysterious sysctl is indeed
> safe to be set? If not, it probably should be
> documented somewhere or removed altogether.
I found some complaints from 1994 by doing google on
"doreallocblks" from NetBSD and FreeBSD types, however I
have not seen any bad symptoms, and I have seen a
(It would be nice to be able to expose the fs_maxcluster
information though, I think...)