Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man9
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: source-changes
Date: 10/26/2005 17:30:55
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On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 03:00:19PM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> > > > Log Message:
> > > > Note the fact that buffer cache takes block numbers in
> > > > units of DEV_BSIZE, even if the device's device size is
> > > > larger. Update date.
> > >=20
> > > it's plainly wrong.
> >=20
> > How is it plainly wrong?
> the unit is filesystem specific.  normally it's a filesystem block size.
> in the case of specfs, it's the same as what DEV_STRATEGY takes.
> (ie. DEV_BSIZE, as you say.)

Ok. That definitely needs changing. I have updated the man page to=20
indiacte exactly what the units are (whatever VOP_STRATEGY() wants), and=20
to indicate what they are for device special files and for other files.

Take care,


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