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

Scott Long scottl at
Fri Sep 17 09:31:15 PDT 2004

Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> 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.

32 bits of pages, unless there is somewhere in the chain that the 
unsigned nature of the word is not being honored.


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