quota deadlock on 6.1-RC1

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Fri May 5 19:23:10 UTC 2006

Mike Tancsa wrote:
> At 02:27 PM 05/05/2006, Mike Jakubik wrote:
>> This quota/nve problem sure stirred things up, i guess im partly to 
>> blame, but anyway i think that it all boils down to is this; FreeBSD 
>> users now demand stability and performance, as opposed to an influx 
>> of new bells and
> I think you *are* forgetting it is a volunteer project, so demand is 
> not a word that can really come into play.  No one here has made any 

No i am not, i made that clear, please read the whole message again.

> commitment to you or any other user about what will and will not be in 
> FreeBSD. If FreeBSD meets your needs, thats great! If not, perhaps try 
> help fixing it yourself, or contributing funds to have someone fix 
> it.  I have been using FreeBSD for some time and run a LOT of my 
> business on top of it.  So when things dont work, its a drag. Deal 
> with it as best you can (e.g. fix it yourself, work around it or

Just because it's a volunteer project, doesn't mean the community has no 
right to express their ideas and concerns. If everyone were to sit 
quietly the state of this and even the existence of other BSDs would not 
be the same as now.

> choose a new OS or pay someone to fix it). In the case of quotas, dont 
> use snapshots.  In the case of the NVE, a $5 realtek (rl) will work 
> just fine.

It's not always that simple.

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