Subject: Re: mfs woes
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 07/22/2004 01:03:59
[ On Friday, July 16, 2004 at 11:22:23 (+0100), David Laight wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: mfs woes
> You also do not want your system running newfs during startup.
> If a new kernel maps the disks incorrectly you can newfs and important
That's only an argument for wiring down your disks in your kernel config
(something that should be done on all production servers for all
critical devices!), but it is not really a valid argument for not
running newfs on boot to clear /tmp, etc.
Greg A. Woods
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