Subject: Re: FFS soft-dependencies in chap-boot?
To: Daniel de Kok <email@example.com>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/14/2004 19:23:05
On Wednesday 14 January 2004 19:03, Daniel de Kok wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 07:02:38PM +0100, Daniel de Kok wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00:12PM -0500, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > What does ``written away'' mean? This should be explained.
> > >
> > > Maybe some links to websites explaining file systems and FFS in
> > > particular?
> > Good points. I have changed it to ``written to disk'' and added
> > some references.
> > How does it look now?
> I think I forgot something ;).
Hmm... "by default filesystems are mounted synchronously"... only the meta
data is written synchronously, afaict. Just try "-o sync" and see the really
bad performance ;)
Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/