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Re: Soft Updates



On Thu, 30 Apr 1998, Jerry Alexandratos wrote:

> I'm not sure if this is a bug or just me, so I figured I'd better ask.
> 
> I'm trying to get soft updates up and running.  After rebuilding my
> kernel and booting into single-user mode I do a "tunefs -s enable" and
> then go into multi-user mode.
> 
> For the sake of testing, I go back into single-user mode.  A "tunefs -p"
> shows that soft updates isn't enabled.  Huh?
> 
> Okay, so I re-enable it.  This time "tunefs -p" shows that soft updates
> are enabled.  Cool.  I go multi-user and then out of paranoia back to
> single-user.  Guess what?  Yep, soft updates isn't enabled anymore.
> 
> Fine.  I re-enable do a few commands (an ls here, a df there, etc...).
> Keep in mind I'm still in single-user mode.  Check out the status of the
> disk.  Magically soft updates has disabled itself.
> 
> Am I doing something wrong or is it the code misbehaving itself?
> 

Are you specifying a partition?

tunefs -s enable /dev/sd0g

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