cvs commit: src/sbin/growfs debug.c debug.h
nate at root.org
Thu Aug 14 13:38:20 PDT 2003
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Lukas Ertl wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Nate Lawson wrote:
> > The number one problem is the code sucks. No one is willing to maintain
> > it because of this.
> Oh. :-)
> > The number two problem is that not enough testing has been done with
> > growfs on UFS2. Feel free to do this and report any problems.
> I've successfully grown UFS2 filesystems residing on vinum volumes in the
> past, but I didn't do I regularly.
Have you done it with ACLs? Snapshots? I've done light testing using
md(4) but it's not enough. This needs to be tested.
> > The actual problem I am addressing is larger than growfs. Basically, any
> > time a sblock change is made, every UFS utility in the system has to be
> > updated and growfs has not kept up. So I have extracted sblock updating
> > into a routine that is shared between the kernel and userland so that it's
> > only in one place in the code. But more work is needed before it can be
> > committed.
> Well, I'd say that libufs is already a right step in this direction.
It also needs work but is outside the scope of what I'm doing.
> would have already patched growfs to use libufs, but growfs somehow seems
> a little bit too much like voodoo. :-)
Back to my point at the top.
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