Subject: Re: Large inodes for ffs
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/23/1999 23:11:04
On Tue, 23 Mar 1999, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> >  * Are there some utilies (fsck?) to convert the FS to all-big inodes (if
> > that's even wanted)? Or is this "mixed size" operation the usual mode,
> > with only some inodes being "big" ones?
> No. An fs is either a large inode fs or a small inode fs. Mixing and
> matching in an fs would have been messy.

So I'll have to newfs my disk(s) when the next release with ACLs (or
whatever) comes out to use them? I think it would be better to enable a
soft(er) transition...

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>