Subject: Re: Softdep (was: Re: i386 1.4Q hangs nonrandomly?)
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/31/2000 11:11:08
der Mouse wrote:
> Both of those sound dangerous to me.  It sounds better, to me, to just
> document that tunefs needs to be run on filesystems not mounted
> read/write (unmounted or mounted RO).  And then make certain that when
> going from RO to RW - or any other `-o update` operation - the
> superblock gets reread.

Seems to be matter of calling ffs_reload() (or something similar for
other filesystems) on the appropriate place.

Is it so ? What do the fs gurus think ?


P.S. I'm adding tech-kern@ into list of addresses, seems like kern issue as
Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, damn!  @@@@