Subject: Re: IO ridiculously slow during newfs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/09/2001 12:52:56
In message <20010907205626.A20131@beverly.kleinbus.org>
on Fri, 7 Sep 2001 20:56:26 +0200,
Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
How about newfs(8) check that a target isn't block device?
Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>