Subject: Re: install/31297
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rui Paulo <rpaulo@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/12/2005 19:07:39
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On 2005.09.13 03:41:04 +1000, matthew green wrote:
| State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
| State-Changed-By: email@example.com
| State-Changed-When: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 00:52:06 +0000
| Mouting file systems with the async is evil and very dangerous.
| >From the mount(8) man page:
| async All I/O to the file system should be done asy=
| chronously. In the event of a crash, it is
| impossible for the system to verify the integ=
| data on a file system mounted with this optio=
| should only use this option if you have an ap=
| tion-specific data recovery mechanism, or are=
| to recreate the file system from scratch.
| I think this PR should be closed.
| uh, doesn't sysinst already use -o async when it can?
| it isn't dangerous for fresh installs. upgrades maybe, but not installs.
Hmm, I didn't know. Looking at the code I guess you are right.
-- Rui Paulo
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