FreeBSD 5.3-BETA6 available

Matthias Andree ma at
Mon Sep 27 15:55:11 PDT 2004

Matthias Andree <ma at> writes:

>>> 3. data corruption on unaligned block access bug, kern/60313,
>>>    is still open and unpatched AFAICS
>> Is this actually an issue in FreeBSD 5?  In the audit trail of the PR,
>> Bruce Evans seems to concede that GEOM checks block alignment
>> properly.

OK, seeking to a position that is not a multiple of the block size
appears to trigger EINVAL on a subsequent write so this is
NOT an issue for FreeBSD 5.

Matthias Andree

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