a new way to hang 7.0

Peter Wemm peter at wemm.org
Sat Jan 5 14:55:46 PST 2008


On 1/4/08, Matthew Dillon <dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
>
> :There are better lists on which to discuss DragonflyBSD vaporware.
> :
> :Scott
>
>     Not having a good new year, Scott?
>
>     Not production ready, but certainly not vaporware.
>
>     vkernel# cd /mnt
>     vkernel# echo "abcd" > charlie
>     vkernel# sync
>     vkernel# hammer now
>     0x477eae02
>     vkernel# rm charlie
>     vkernel# sync
>     vkernel# cat charlie@@0x477eae02
>     abcd
>     vkernel# ls
>     vkernel# cd @@0x477eae02
>     vkernel# ls
>     charlie
>     vkernel# cd /mnt
>     vkernel# echo "defgh" > charlie
>     vkernel# sync
>     vkernel# hammer now
>     0x477eae89
>     vkernel# echo "ijkl" > charlie
>     vkernel# sync
>     vkernel# hammer now
>     0x477eae8f
>     vkernel# cat charlie
>     ijkl
>     vkernel# cat charlie@@0x477eae89
>     defgh
>     vkernel# cat charlie@@0x477eae02
>     abcd
>     vkernel# cd /mnt
>     vkernel# cd @@0x477eae02
>     vkernel# cat charlie
>     abcd
>     vkernel#
>
>     Not only does it work, but it works on the entire filesystem state
> thank
>     you very much.



What's with all the sync commands?   Just habit? Or part of the process?

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Peter Wemm - peter at wemm.org; peter at FreeBSD.org; peter at yahoo-inc.com
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