panic in ffs (Re: hangs in nbufkv)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Oct 12 14:49:46 PDT 2004

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 03:46:48PM -0600, Scott Long wrote:

> >FYI, I ran the package build cluster with 4:1 ratios for a few months
> >and did not have problems.  If there are major bugs there I would have
> >expected to come across them.
> >
> >Kris
> IIRC, the fragment allocation code in FFS allocates in terms of bits 
> withing a byte, so anything that is 8:1 or less should work.

So I should try 16:1, or is that guaranteed to fail?

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