Subject: Re: IO ridiculously slow during newfs
To: Grant Beattie <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/07/2001 20:56:26
On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 10:20:34AM +1000, Grant Beattie wrote:
> You are indeed correct, thanks - perhaps newfs should automatically
> use the raw device if the block device is specified, as well as
> printing a warning (line 521, v1.45)

Now, this is a bad idea --- you might even want to newfs a plain file.