cvs commit: src/share/man/man5 rc.conf.5 src/etc rc.subr src/etc/rc.d Makefile mdconfig mdconfig2

Wes Peters wes at
Sun May 21 21:46:27 PDT 2006

On May 18, 2006, at 8:29 AM, Florent Thoumie wrote:

> flz         2006-05-18 15:29:27 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     share/man/man5       rc.conf.5
>     etc                  rc.subr
>     etc/rc.d             Makefile
>   Added files:
>     etc/rc.d             mdconfig mdconfig2
>   Log:
>   Add two new scripts (mdconfig/mdconfig2) to replace old ramdisk{,- 
> own}
>   scripts. These scripts handle vnode backed md(4) devices.
>   Old ramdisk{,-own} scripts will stay a bit in CVS to allow some  
> time for
>   migration since variable names have changed (ramdisk_* ->  
> mdconfig_*).
>   Two new variables have been introduced to be able to populate the  
> md(4)
>   device once it has been mounted (mdconfig_*_files and  
> mdconfig_*_cmd).
>   Use should be as easy as:
>   mdconfig_md0="-t malloc -s 10m"
>   mdconfig_md1="-t vnode -f /var/foo.img"
>   See rc.conf(5) for more information and description of the  
> additional
>   variables.

Mmm, much better, thanks for cleaning this up.  I was never  
particularly happy
with the original.  Please do remove the originals, at least in  
soon as everyone has had a few weeks to convert.

            Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?
Wes Peters                                                      
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