svn commit: r187434 - stable/7/sys/amd64/conf
gavin at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jan 20 03:54:13 PST 2009
On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 18:11 -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> In message: <alpine.BSF.2.00.0901191552120.36163 at fledge.watson.org>
> Robert Watson <rwatson at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : On Mon, 19 Jan 2009, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> : > Author: sobomax
> : > Date: Mon Jan 19 15:36:25 2009
> : > New Revision: 187434
> : > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/187434
> : >
> : > Log:
> : > MFC: take NTFS option out to match i386 GENERIC.
> : Are you going to modify UPDATING to say that "options NTFS" will now be
> : required where it wasn't previously on amd64? Also, insta-MFC's are generally
> : a bad idea, even for changes believed harmless, as they often have unexpected
> : side effects.
> Especially since NTFS works very well in 6.x and I think in 7.x. It
> is only in -current that there are issues exposed by other work...
Do you know which other work exposed these issues? Or is it broken but
nobody knows why?
If the cause is known, this might make a good "junior kernel hacker"
task, or whatever that page is called now, especially given other file
systems have been changed and may serve as example code.
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