Subject: Re: mfs woes
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-kern
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
> filesystem......

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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