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Re: bin/41652: newfs ignores block and frag sizes in disklabel
The following reply was made to PR bin/41652; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/41652: newfs ignores block and frag sizes in disklabel
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 05:13:05 +0000
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:15:06PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > newfs(8) specifies that the defaults are taken from the disklabel.
> > I have chosen 8K/1k block/frag sizes in the disklabel for partitions.
> > newfs ignores this for filesystems >1G and uses 16k/2k block/frag sizes.
> > newfs also fails to update the block/frag sizes in the kernel as the man
> > page specifes.
> IMHO the block/frag sizes don't belong in the disklabel ....
> So maybe just the documentation should be changed.
I agree, but traditionally they're kept there, and since the fields
exist we need to either honor them or be explicit about ignoring them.
So it isn't quite that simple.
David A. Holland
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