Subject: Re: LFS ready for production?
To: Stephen M Jones <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/13/2001 09:22:08
> Hi, is anyone using LFS in production these days?  I've been using it
> for /tmp on a 4gig disk and it seems to be doing great actually.  I

you may use it but not for root. at least utmp doesn't work.

> wanted to give it a shot on the mail spool, but thought I better
> check here to see if anyone has any problems.

make absolutely sure it will never be 100% filled. in 1.5.1 it crashed if
filled completely.

> also, maybe I've got it wrong, but it seems that 'mount' doesn't
> know about the lfs file type just yet (not referring to mount_lfs,
> but generic mount).
> just a quick grep in the mount source seems to point to this.  I
> suppose adding the mount_lfs to the run commands at boot is fine.
> smj