Subject: Re: fsck and soft updates (soft dependencies)
To: Johan A. van Zanten <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/22/2006 23:07:56
On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 03:09:52AM -0500, Johan A. van Zanten wrote:
> My questions are:
> 1) How well does NetBSD >=3 support fsck of a dirty FFS file
> systems that were mounted with the "softdep" option before the event that
> made them dirty?
It doesn't support this at all. Does this exists in FreeBSD yet ?
> 2) How well does NetBSD >=3 support the snapshot functionality? I see
> that there's a kernel option to enable it. Is it considered stable and
> reliable? What opinion do people who have used it have of it?
I'm using it (without softdeps) and didn't encounter major problems
with it yet. It's used by dump -X in my case.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference