new filesystem improvements in 6.0-RELEASE, require newfs?

Joao Barros joao.barros at
Fri Nov 4 16:56:25 GMT 2005

On 11/4/05, Nathan Vidican <nvidican at> wrote:
> Most notably amongst the improvements/additions to 6.0-RELEASE, are those in the
> filesystem area. In performing a system upgrade, does one need to newfs/format a
> given partition with a new file system to make use of these optimizations, or is
>   the bonus simply in the kernel/filesystem support and sticking with the
> current UFS2 partition (5.3-RELEASE/amd64) will step-up to it?

As you nicely put it: the bonus is simply in the kernel :)

Joao Barros

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