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Re: kern/38717: sysinst shouldn't create LFS file systems
The following reply was made to PR kern/38717; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
To: Alan Barrett <apb%cequrux.com@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
Subject: Re: kern/38717: sysinst shouldn't create LFS file systems
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:02:51 +0000
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 10:54:30PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> > > > > ffs with -o async [...]
> > > > ... cannot reasonably be expected to work.
> > Crashing is a bug, yes. I read what you wrote as meaning that the fs
> > corruption after a crash was even worse, though; that is to be
> > expected. (IME, crashes with ffs -o async are often unrecoverable.)
> When I said "ffs with -o async is even worse", I meant "leads to a
> guaranteed system crash much more quickly [than ffs without -o async]".
Right. Can you file a separate PR on that?
David A. Holland
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