SU+J on 9.1-RC2 ISO
b.smeelen at ose.nl
Sun Nov 4 12:42:44 UTC 2012
On 11/04/2012 01:13 PM, HATANO Tomomi wrote:
> Hi all.
> The point is:
> There is completely no way to take a snapshot of SU+J partition
> unless modify one's kernel.
> Whether some issue still exist or not,
> how about enabling snapshoting SU+J partition
> through sysctl variable?
> Would you mind to see patch attached?
> 1. Taking a snapshot of SU+J partition is controlled through sysctl variable.
> 2. Default to disable.
> One who want to enable it should set the variable manually.
> 3. The default value in bsdinstall(8) may be left as is.
If I understand correctly this still leaves your default installed
system with SU+J and if you set the sysctl variable it means okay I am
prepared for trouble when taking a snapshot of a SU+J filesystem?
Why would I want a sysctl variable that gives me known trouble?
Or have I misread your patch?
When taking a snapshot of a SU+J filesystem we already get the nice not
supported error instead of getting into trouble.
I think SU+J should not be default unless it works fine with the rest of
the system as described in the handbook.
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