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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Sep 17 09:26:38 PDT 2004

In message <Pine.NEB.3.96L.1040917115328.61165B-100000 at>, Robe
rt Watson writes:
>On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Ceri Davies wrote:
>> > +> 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) swap-backed
>> > device on 512MB swap partition, right?
>> What happens if you try to fill them?

Uhm, be aware that we are limited also to the size of individual
swap disks.  31 bits of bytes/sectors/pages, not quite sure which.

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