SU+J on 9.1-RC2 ISO

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Fri Nov 2 21:52:13 UTC 2012

On Sat, 3 Nov 2012, Adam Strohl wrote:

> On 11/2/2012 23:47, Bas Smeelen wrote:
>> Hi
>> Why are journaled soft updates the default when installing a new system
>> from a 9.1-RC2 ISO?
>> I admit I did not pay too much attention when installing a new system
>> from an 9.1-RC2 ISO and found out when taking a snapshot with dump (dump
>> -0Lauf) to clone the system. Other systems (9-STABLE, 9.1-RC2 and
>> 9.1-RC3) have been upgraded from 8.X-RELEASE and earlier, so there are
>> no journaled soft updates enabled, just soft updates, and well there
>> dump with snapshot works just fine.
>> Can SU+J be disabled for the 9.1-RELEASE or do you think this is not
>> going to be a problem for users of FreeBSD? I will have to boot these
>> two systems single user now to disable the soft updates journal, because
>> I use dump + restore on live systems, not a problem for me, it is just
>> an inconvenience.
> I have to second this sentiment.  Unless the dump/snapshot issue has been 
> resolved they journal should be turned off by default.



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