Thoughts on TMPFS no longer being considered "highly experimental"

David O'Brien obrien at
Thu Jun 23 17:00:49 UTC 2011

Does anyone object to this patch?

David Wolfskill and I have run TMPFS on a number of machines for two
years with no problems.

I may have missed something, but I'm not aware of any serious PRs on
TMPFS either.

Index: tmpfs_vfsops.c
--- tmpfs_vfsops.c	(revision 221113)
+++ tmpfs_vfsops.c	(working copy)
@@ -155,9 +155,6 @@ tmpfs_mount(struct mount *mp)
 		return EOPNOTSUPP;
-	printf("WARNING: TMPFS is considered to be a highly experimental "
-	    "feature in FreeBSD.\n");
 	vn_lock(mp->mnt_vnodecovered, LK_SHARED | LK_RETRY);
 	error = VOP_GETATTR(mp->mnt_vnodecovered, &va, mp->mnt_cred);
 	VOP_UNLOCK(mp->mnt_vnodecovered, 0);

-- David  (obrien at

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