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Re: softdeps and NetBSD 6.0

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 11:29:07AM -0700, Dieter wrote:
> > softdeps are scheduled to be removed in 6.0
> WHY?  WHY?  WHY?

Because the softdep code has a lot of problems. It can e.g. lock up your
system the right (or wrong?) access pattern. WAPBL also avoids long
lasting file-system checks after a system crash.


WAPBL provides similar performance gains as soft dependences.
Please have a look at the following articles:

If you want to know more about WAPBL please have a look at the slides
of Jörg Sonnenberger's presentation from the EuroBSDCon 2009:

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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