what is fsck's "slowdown"?

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Tue Sep 28 11:27:01 PDT 2004


On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Don Lewis wrote:

> On 24 Sep, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>
>> Just curious as to whether or not this is going to get applied to the
>> source tree ... ?  Just checked my -current, and it isn't there yet, just
>> wanted to see if maybe its been forgotten? :(
>
> There are a couple of tweaks that I want to do.  My plan is to re-post
> the patch to current@ for further testing before I commit it.  After it
> has had time to be sufficiently exercised in -CURRENT, I'll MFC it to
> RELENG_5 (after 5.3-RELEASE), and RELENG_4.  The feedback I've gotten
> from those who reviewed the patch has been positive, but I want to take
> it slow because of the critical nature of fsck.

Cool to both points ... especially the MFC back to 4 :)  Once its there, 
I'll definitely do an upgrade on our servers, since that will 
significantly reduce our downtimes :(

Thanks ...

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