cvs commit: src/sbin/mdconfig mdconfig.c

Dario Freni saturnero at
Tue Aug 30 17:03:39 GMT 2005

Christian S.J. Peron wrote:
> csjp        2005-08-30 16:45:32 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sbin/mdconfig        mdconfig.c 
>   Log:
>   When using files as backing stores for devices, and the user has requested the
>   device be created read+write, check to see if the backing store is read only
>   through the use of the access(2) system call. If this check fails returning
>   EACCES, EPERM or EROFS then gracefully downgrade the access to read only. Also
>   print a warning message to stderr, informing the user that the access mode
>   they requested is not available.
>   This behavior used to be handled by md(4) but was changed in revision 1.154
>   Discussed with: pjd, phk, Dario Freni <saturnero at freesbie dot org>
>   Reviewed by:    phk

Thank you!

Dario Freni (saturnero at
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