Subject: Re: Building a huge file server
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/06/2006 13:58:26
On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 11:34:16PM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 09:01:53PM +0200, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 06:00:34PM +0200, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> > > NetBSD also have an LFS filesystem which is still work in progress.
> > > But I did a lot of testing recently with LFS and was surprised about
> > > stability and speed. You should give it a try. 
> > 
> > However do use a recent snapshot of the netbsd-3 branch when deploying
> > LFS in production.  Recently a bunch of important LFS fixes have been
> > pulled up from current into that branch, and those fixes are not
> > present in the latest 3.0.1 release.  They will be in NetBSD 3.1
> > though.  
> After those fixes my filesystem got corrupted in such a way that fsck
> dumped core on it, which never happened before under the same workload.
> I'm back at 3.0_RC5 now...

Eh, I'm sorry, these fixes I mentioned have not been pulled up yet; ticket
#1327 on the netbsd-3 branch is still open, and now I see your problem
reports appended to it...  (I only remembered seeing the ticket being
requested a month ago and assumed it would be alright by now.)