Vinum problems in 5.3-BETA7?

Jon Noack noackjr at
Fri Oct 8 09:12:21 PDT 2004

Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
> Hi, Jon!
>>> Since geom_vinum wasn't in the earlier betas I expected it was
>>> scheduled for after 5.3-RELEASE. I'm puzzled by the amount of
>>> feature changes during the current beta process. Bind 9 is
>>> another example. Shouldn't there be a feature freeze at the
>>> first beta and only bug fixing until release?
>> geom_vinum was added way back in June
>> (
>> Recently, it was reworked to fix some corruption issues and improve
>> performance
> Ah - so I got that wrong, sorry.
> I checked if it was vailable in the 5.3-BETAs by typing
> $ man geom_vinum
> $ man gvinum
> Well, I thought it wasn't in the system since there was no man page.
> There still isn't one in 5.3-BETA7 or did I get my installworld wrong?

I don't see one here either, so it looks like we were both right ;-).  It
is intended to be a clone of vinum using geom, so I guess the vinum man
page is still mostly applicable.  I believe there are still a few features
in vinum that haven't made it into geom_vinum, though.


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