Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/20/1999 11:55:20
On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Erik E. Fair wrote:

> Module Name:	basesrc
> Committed By:	fair
> Date:		Mon Dec 20 18:19:20 UTC 1999
> Modified Files:
> 	basesrc/sbin/disklabel: disklabel.c
> Log Message:
> change "millisecond" to "microsecond" for headswitch and track seek
> comments, to resolve PR 8189. This makes the documentation for these
> fields consistent. Not that it matters - a grep of syssrc shows that
> these fields aren't actually used for anything and should probably be
> GC'd.

Two things:

All native NetBSD disklabels on disk are laid out as per this struct
(struct disklabel), so if we obsolete fields, we need to replace them with

I thought that filesystems would lay themselves out differently according
to these values? I know newfs shoves them into the superblock of the new
fs. (but I think does nothing else with them)

Take care,