bin/92062: mdconfig(8): mdconfig -l shows 95 entries max.

Ruslan Ermilov ru at
Wed Aug 30 08:30:29 UTC 2006

The following reply was made to PR bin/92062; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Ruslan Ermilov <ru at>
To: "Andrey V. Elsukov" <bu7cher at>
Cc: bug-followup at
Subject: Re: bin/92062: mdconfig(8): mdconfig -l shows 95 entries max.
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 12:21:21 +0400

 On Wed, Aug 30, 2006 at 08:19:12AM +0400, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
 > Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
 > >Your patch is against RELENG_6 revision, but MDIOCLIST is only used
 > > by mdconfig(8) in 5.x.
 > Yes, RELENG_6 is on the my working desktop. I've have the same issue
 > on RELENEG_6 too. And i see that RELENG_6 use MDIOCLIST too.
 > >I think the patch should apply cleanly to RELENG_5. 
 > > I also think that MDIOCLIST should be removed from HEAD
 > >and RELENG_6 with an extreme prejudice.
 > Patch can be applied cleanly for any three branches.
 > >OTOH, your patch, if committed to RELENG_5, will cause the following
 > >code in 5.x's mdconfig.c to DTRT and print "... %d more".
 > Yes, i think this is a minimal needed fix. Or MFC :)
 Can you try talking to Poul-Henning about this?  If he doesn't
 reply in a reasonable time frame, drop me an email and I will
 take care of it in some way or another.  I'll assign this PR
 to him in hopes to get his attraction.
 Ruslan Ermilov
 ru at
 FreeBSD committer

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