Subject: Re: the undocumented FFS2 root trouble
To: Michael <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/25/2005 08:56:57
On Apr 25, 2005, at 5:31 AM, Michael wrote:
>>> But the real error is that sysinst offers FFSv2 for the root
>>> (and I think there is a PR about it, and maybe it even got fixed
>>> P.S.: The other correct fix is to create ffsv2 bootblocks.
>> But for now we should at least mention it in the sparc FAQ
> Hmm, a bit more general information about NetBSD's implementation
> would be nice, like...
> - what exactly does it offer over FFS1? I've seen conflicting
> statements about that, is there anything else besides ACLs and
> support for bigger storage?
ACLs are not currently supported in FFSv2, but work to support the
extended attributes necessary to implement them is on-going.
fsck is much faster on FFSv2, as well.
> - how does it relate to FreeBSD's UFS2?
It is the same as FreeBSD's UFS2.