Subject: Re: Changed mount_mfs behavior?
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/08/2002 17:15:00
In article <>,
	Alan Barrett <> writes:
> Thanks.  I didn't realise that PR 17321 had anything to do with MFS.

I didn't either. It was Chuck who figured that out.

>> RCS file: /cvsroot/syssrc/sys/ufs/mfs/mfs_vfsops.c,v
>> +       /* XXX suggested fix for PR kern/17321 by Chuck Silvers. */
>> +       mp->mnt_flag |= MNT_SYNCHRONOUS;
> I tried to set that flag by passing the "sync" option to mount_mfs
> instead of rebuilding the kernel, but:
> 	mount_mfs: -o sync: option not supported

You should try the patch. It kept my box up and running for nearly 9 days
in the meantime. This is a new record after the system got hit by the bug
described in PR kern/17321.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler