Subject: Re: Changed mount_mfs behavior?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/24/2002 10:09:59
On Mon, 23 Sep 2002, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Seriously though, there have been reports of problems with MFS filling
> up (in GNATS PRs even), though I thought they were talking about the
> filesystem filling, not the utilisation exceeding available RAM.  Maybe
> there's a more subtle relationship than they've noted so far.

PR 17128 was talking about the utilisation exceeding the available RAM,
though I now see that I didn't explain it well enough.

> I'm sure I've filled an MFS on a machine before, though it may have been
> smaller than available RAM.

I have filled small MFS filesystems often enough, with no problems.

--apb (Alan Barrett)