cvs commit: src/sys/conf

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Tue Sep 13 06:34:03 PDT 2005

Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at> wrote:

> AFAIK, we still do not turn softupdates on /, but do on other
> partitions.  With your proposed idea, softupdates should be on on /.
> How safe is this today?

The reason why we don't enable SU on / is that an installworld may fail on a
filled up FS even when it would succeed in a SU disabled environment.

This *may* not be case anymore since someone changed some internal behavior
(you will see instant updates in df instead of delayed ones since 5.x), but
this is pure speculation, I don't know for sure.


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