Subject: Re: misc/11473: ramdisk-rescuesmall of main trunk is full.
To: Simon Burge <>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/13/2000 02:14:42
The problem is we use pwd_mkdb to generate /etc/passwd and then throw
away the db files. The temporary creation of them is too much for the ramdisk

I have a patch I've been meaning to commit which just generates this in
/tmp and copies back in the passwd file only.


>Andrew Brown wrote:
>> for the record, i've seen this and enclosed better values that fix the
>> problem in pr kern/11406.
>At least for this case, re-ordering some of the steps when the image is
>built ends up with a ramdisk that has 2(!) blocks left.  I don't know of
>the other cases in kern/11406 are fixed in the same way or not yet...
>Simon Burge                            <>
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