New newfs vs. half-baked disks patch
bde at zeta.org.au
Tue Nov 11 16:10:37 PST 2003
On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Wes Peters wrote:
> I re-did the patch using a differing magic number, as suggested. This
> approach works quite nicely. The patch is smaller and does more with
> no kernel mods.
Thanks for listening to me :-).
> This patch includes a change to fsck so it will recognize an incomplete
> newfs filesystem, exiting with a unique status (11) and issuing the
> message "This volume is incomplete, run newfs again."
No comma splices please.
> The patch to newfs includes the -E flag to generate error conditions;
> these changes will be committed separately. Barring lack of
> objections, I'd like to commit this tomorrow.
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