Improvements to fsck performance in -current ...?

Daniel C. Sobral dcs at
Thu Nov 6 05:02:18 PST 2003

Kevin Oberman wrote:
> To get to UFS2, you must newfs the partition. I don't know of nay
> other way. The basic improvement in UFS2 is the expansion of many
> fields to 64 bits to allow for much larger structures. While newfs in
> V5.1 and CURRENT defaults to UFS2, there are no problems continuing to
> run UFS1 file systems.

Extended attributes, ACL and MAC do not work well on UFS1. I've tried, a 
decided it was just not worth the pain (particularly since that was 
rwatson's general feeling about it too).

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