newfs_msdos and DVD-RAM

Andriy Gapon avg at
Sat Apr 3 15:47:24 UTC 2010

on 03/04/2010 18:27 Andriy Gapon said the following:
> on 03/04/2010 18:07 Tijl Coosemans said the following:
>> I'm not sure the second paragraph is worth supporting, but the first
>> seems to say that 32k limit you have in your patch only applies to
>> disks with 512 byte sectors. For disks with larger sectors it would
>> be proportionally larger.
> Last sentence is your own conclusion I guess?
> Please read this whole thread to see why it doesn't work that way in practice.
> At least for present FreeBSD.

OTOH, perhaps you are right and we should consider either bumping MAXBSIZE or
retiring it.

Andriy Gapon

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