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Re: disappointing upgrade to NetBSD 5.0

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 01:47:59PM -0700, Dan Engholm wrote:
> Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >How was your filesystem formatted ? xen3 domU only support 32k MAXPHYS,
> >so you can't use a ffs with 64k block size ..
> Manuel,
> That's probably it.  My ffs is formatted with bsize = 64KiB.  Is my only 
> option to reformat to 32KiB or smaller blocks?

Unfortunably yes. Actually this is related to a limitation of the xen3
xbd interface which doesn't allows 64k requests. The workaround it to
split 64k requests in 2 32k requests in the domU, and aggregate it again in
a 64k request in dom0 but that's not implemented yet.

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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