HEADS-UP new statfs structure

Kirk McKusick mckusick at beastie.mckusick.com
Wed Nov 12 10:55:11 PST 2003

The statfs structure was updated on Nov 11th with 64-bit fields
to allow accurate reporting of multi-terabyte filesystem sizes.

You should build and boot a new kernel BEFORE doing a `make world'
as the new kernel will know about binaries using the old statfs
structure, but an old kernel will not know about the new system
calls that support the new statfs structure. Running an old kernel
after a `make world' will cause programs such as `df' that do a
statfs system call to fail with a bad system call.

	Kirk McKusick

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