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Re: CVS commit: src

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:12:05PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> Since this window is a couple minutes, if the kernel from that window
> turns out to be broken, one is hosed - one can use an earlier kernel
> with broken wapbl, which might or might not cause problems, or use a
> later kernel and hope nothing breaks, which with -current is a gamble.

Valid concern, but there is a third way: use neither softdep nor
wapbl, while dealing with migration, upgrades and potentially broken
kernels.  It's the same argument you're making - opening the window
between softdep and wapbl, rather than switching fstab directly,  but
entirely under user control. 

In fact, this could be the default result, if a now unknown "softdep"
mount arg in fstab was a NOP or warning, rather than an error (not
sure what the current behaviour is).


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