cvs commit: src/sys/sys mdioctl.h src/sys/dev/md md.c
src/sbin/mdconfig Makefile mdconfig.8 mdconfig.c
ceri at submonkey.net
Fri Sep 17 07:49:19 PDT 2004
On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 08:40:54AM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
> Ceri Davies wrote:
> >On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 12:45:36AM +0200, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> >>On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 01:09:59AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> >>+> > +> Filesystem Size Used Avail
> >>Capacity Mounted on
> >>+> > +> [...]
> >>+> > +> /dev/md0 15T 249M 14T
> >>0% /mnt
> >>+> > +> /dev/md1 11T 128K 10T
> >>0% /mnt2
> >>+> >
> >>+> > ragepxe:root:~# mdconfig -l -u 0
> >>+> > md0 swap 15T
> >>+> > ragepxe:root:~# mdconfig -l -u 1
> >>+> > md1 vnode 11T
> >>+> I think most of us were already jealous enough by seeing the first
> >>post :-P
> >>+> (Thanks for the extra md coolness these commits made possible :-))
> >>Jealous about what?:) You know, that you can setup 15TB of md(4)
> >>device on 512MB swap partition, right?
> >What happens if you try to fill them?
> The advantage of what Pawel has done is that you can simulate very large
> disks for the purpose of debugging other utlities like sysinstall,
> bsdlabel, fdisk, newfs, growfs, etc. Some of these programs have
> limitations that cannot be changed, but they can be verified and fixed
> to have sane behaviour.
Don't misunderstand me, I'm appreciative of that. My question stemmed
from curiosity alone; I had to either ask or try it out this weekend and
I figured that somebody was sure to know already.
It is not tinfoil, it is my new skin. I am a robot.
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