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Re: bin/41439: [dM] undocumented newfs failure
The following reply was made to PR bin/41439; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/41439: [dM] undocumented newfs failure
Date: Sat, 16 May 2009 07:46:10 -0400 (EDT)
> IIRC There is another option to specify a number of inodes - which
> might work.
Well spotted. Might I suggest a cross-reference to it from -i? (This
patch is untested.)
--- newfs.8= 2009-05-16 07:47:09.000000000 -0400
+++ newfs.8 2009-05-16 07:47:52.000000000 -0400
@@ -186,6 +186,10 @@
.It \*[Gt]= 1024 MB
+for another way to control this.
.It Fl m Ar free-space
The percentage of space reserved from normal users; the minimum free
And, yes, -n works - or, at least, it doesn't fail; it uses only one
block of inodes per cg, but way more cgs than I'd like:
# newfs -b 65536 -f 8192 -n 15000 /dev/rwd2e
/dev/rwd2e: 476934.8MB (976762544 sectors) block size 65536, fragment size 8192
using 117 cylinder groups of 4076.38MB, 65222 blks, 512 inodes.
This means 59904 inodes where I'd rather have more like, well, 15000.
(I really wish newfs hadn't lost -c.) Annoying but hardly fatal.
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