cvs commit: src/sys/sys mdioctl.h src/sys/dev/md md.c src/sbin/mdconfig Makefile mdconfig.8 mdconfig.c

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at
Fri Sep 17 08:05:20 PDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 17, 2004 at 08:40:54AM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
+> 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.

It is still impossible to detach such big md(4) device if it is filled.
System panics somewhere in swap code, but I don't think it is important
for our use.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek             
pjd at                 
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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