svn commit: r218953 - stable/8/usr.sbin/sysinstall
kostikbel at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 21:26:05 UTC 2011
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 01:06:38PM -0500, Ben Kaduk wrote:
> [replying to the MFC that triggered the connection]
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 12:38 PM, Bruce Cran <brucec at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Author: brucec
> > Date: Tue Feb 22 17:38:43 2011
> > New Revision: 218953
> > URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/218953
> > Log:
> > MFC r218840:
> > Remove the quotas option from the Startup Services menu.
> > GENERIC has no support for quotas so this option has no effect.
> Do you know why GENERIC does not have quota support enabled? I note
> that the Debian/kFreeBSD folk have enabled quota support for the
> kernel they ship:
> In that report, emaste@ is quoted as saying:
> > If you mean "kFreeBSD should ship with a quota-enabled kernel" then I'd
> > say go for it. The reason we don't have it on in upstream FreeBSD is
> > largely historical; enabling quotas used to require additional locking
> > that caused performance and other issues. The additional locking is now
> > not required, and it's just that nobody has stepped in to turn them on.
> If you believe everything you read on the internet, "In order to
> achieve a modern operating system, the quota support should be active
> by default, not achieved only after compilation of a custom kernel."
> Is there more to "stepping in and turning them on" than just the
> one-line change?
I promise to enable UFS quotas in GENERIC in one week unless anybody objects
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