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Re: kern/45113: invalid mknod(2) call succeeds

The following reply was made to PR kern/45113; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jukka Ruohonen <>
Cc: "J. Hannken-Illjes" <>,
        David Holland <>
Subject: Re: kern/45113: invalid mknod(2) call succeeds
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2011 12:21:58 +0300

 On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 09:10:06AM +0000, J. Hannken-Illjes wrote:
 >  At least for ffs this is not an error.  Mode S_IFMT (all one) is used for
 >  bad sector management -- see sbin/badsect/badsect.c line 187 for example.
 Thanks for clarification. I do not know much about file systems -- maybe
 dholland@ could comment?

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