new filesystem improvements in 6.0-RELEASE, require newfs?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Nov 4 20:23:52 GMT 2005

On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 11:50:34AM -0500, Nathan Vidican 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?

The latter.

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