Subject: Re: Changed mount_mfs behavior?
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/19/2002 12:26:34
On Wed, 02 Oct 2002, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Oct 2002, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > It looks like PR kern/17128 describes the same problems as PR kern/17321.
> > You might try this patch which I got from Chuck Silvers:
> > 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;

Yes, that seems to fix the problem I described in PR kern/17128.

I can now configure an MFS that's much larger than physical RAM (but
smaller than swap space) and fill the filesystem with no problems.

--apb (Alan Barrett)