Subject: Re: IO ridiculously slow during newfs
To: Takahiro Kambe <>
From: Andreas Gustafsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/2001 11:44:52
Takahiro Kambe writes:
> How about newfs(8) check that a target isn't block device?

I find running newfs on the block device useful, because on some i386
systems I have tested, newfs:ing a disk using the raw device can take
a minute or more, but using the block device it takes only a couple of
Andreas Gustafsson,