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Re: kern/41189: kernel panic xen dom0 using mke2fs & WAPBL
The following reply was made to PR kern/41189; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jason Thorpe <thorpej%shagadelic.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/41189: kernel panic xen dom0 using mke2fs & WAPBL
Date: Sat, 9 May 2009 12:59:09 -0700
On May 9, 2009, at 12:35 AM, Andrew Doran wrote:
> - We have longstanding problems providing block device semantics.
> devices are an interesting toy but they have no real application.
> character devices suffice with one exception: on NetBSD, transfers
> these devices must be aligned. So there is no need for physio to
> it could simply buffer to allow misaligned transfers.
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