Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sbin/newfs
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 09/03/2003 17:46:11
On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, David Laight wrote:
> Module Name: src
> Committed By: dsl
> Date: Wed Sep 3 17:09:01 UTC 2003
> Modified Files:
> src/sbin/newfs: mkfs.c
> Log Message:
> Randomise di_igen for the first 2 blocks of inodes for non-UFS2 filesystems.
> Randomise di_igen for "/" (and lost+found) for UFS2 filesystems.
> Ensure nothing from the lost+found inode leaks into the / inode.
Uhm, where was this discussed? You've taken the combination of a
deterministic process + tool (fsirand) and forced them together with no
options. While it may be time to have inode # randomization the default,
it should: 1) be discussed, and 2) be controlable.