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Re: kern/40210: 5.0 BETA WAPBL related crash

The following reply was made to PR kern/40210; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Juraj Hercek <>
Subject: Re: kern/40210: 5.0 BETA WAPBL related crash
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 15:17:43 +0100

 Andrew Doran wrote:
 >  > # mount | grep "\/dev "
 >  > tmpfs on /dev type tmpfs (union, local)
 >  Ok, this is the problem. ffs' VFS_FSYNC() is not working correctly for
 >  WAPBL when ufsmount::um_devvp is not on an ffs file system.
 Ok, is it planned to be fixed some day, or should I use workaround (not 
 using log mount option)?
 >  > I'm just not sure why there's an union flag. Isn't union considered 
 >  > experimental?
 >  union mounts and unionfs are two different things. union mounts work well.
 >  The union file system is a bag of spanners.
 I see, thanks for explanation.
 -- Juraj

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