Subject: Re: kern/11983: under certain conditions, mkdir(2) takes too long.
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/2001 15:15:45
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > [...]
> > raid1 disklabel:
> > # /dev/rraid1d:
> > type: RAID
> > disk: raid
> > label: default label
> > flags:
> > bytes/sector: 512
> > sectors/track: 32
> > tracks/cylinder: 1
> > sectors/cylinder: 32
> > cylinders: 2797796
> Ok, that's why you triggered the problem: way too much and too small
> cylinders :)
> in any case I would recommend you to change this to more same values
> (I use sectors/track=63 and tracks/cylinder=255 myself for IDE disks).
That may be the case. that's what the disklabel came up as when I
did it and checked with Greg and he figured it was fine. I didn't
know it would tickle an FFS problem.