Re: is read-write nullfs safe?
On 6/21/07, Kris Kennaway <email@example.com> wrote:[color=blue]
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 09:49:16PM +0800, Rong-en Fan wrote:[color=green]
> > On 6/21/07, Peter Jeremy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:[color=darkred]
> > >On 2007-Jun-19 02:58:20 -0400, Kris Kennaway <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >>On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 02:39:22PM +0800, Rong-en Fan wrote:
> > >>> I was asking about nullfs because the following lines
> > >>> in sys/conf/NOTES:
> > >>>
> > >>> # NB: The NULL, PORTAL, UMAP and UNION filesystems are known to be
> > >>> # buggy, and WILL panic your system if you attempt to do anything with
> > >>> # them. They are included here as an incentive for some enterprising
> > >>> # soul to sit down and fix them.
> > >>
> > >>Yeah, that's almost completely stale for both 6.x and 7.x.
> > >
> > >Since this issue pops up fairly regularly, would it be possible to
> > >correct, tone down or remove this warning before 6.3/7.0?[/color]
> > Ya, how about this one:
> > [url]http://people.freebsd.org/~rafan/remove-nullfs-warning.diff[/url][/color]
> Maybe note that UNIONFS is being maintained now and is in a much
> better state, although there are still some issues being resolved.[/color]
OK, I add them. See the patch in the url above.
> > It just remove NULL from the warning list. If no one objects,
> > I will ask re@ for approval tomorrow. BTW, since umapfs
> > is disconnected from build, shall we axe it?[/color]
> I would recommend it.
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