SU+J on 9.1-RC2 ISO

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at
Fri Nov 2 22:13:49 UTC 2012

On 11/02/2012 10:42 PM, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> 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.
> +1
I have submitted a PR with patch, see how it goes

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