[PC-BSD Testing] journal fs issues

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Dec 16 07:13:41 PST 2008


A.Yerenkow wrote:
> On 15.12.2008 9:50, A.Yerenkow wrote:
>> hi guys!
>> Trying under wine install pc-bsd to usb flash, allocated 5,5Gb of sapce
>> for root, FS select journalled.
>> Around 61(or 63, it was late night) percent installation stuck, and in
>> dmesg there was storm of:
>> g_vfs  bla bla error 5
>>
>> So, I decided to install to vmware virtual HDD, 4Gb one. and around 50%
>> have the same situation.
>> The percents of installation looks very suspicious for me - it's like
>> all goes wrong when FS have 2g of free space and less.
>>
>> Now I'll trying to install to 7 or 8 g virtual hdd, but after that I
>> want to copy all to usb flash partition, journal seems to be fastest
>> choice, but this problem...
>>
>> Anyone had something similar?
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> Have 100% reproduceable bug :)
> 1. create 8g vmware HDD
> 2. choose this hdd in install, select custom partition
> 3. change swap from 512 to 256
> 4. change size of root partition, to acquire this free 256 mb
> 5. run install
> 
> new hdd didn't newfsed nor mounted; and install failed.
> 
> BTW, I'd prefer if swap will be optional, on netbooks every half-gig 
> could be valuable :)

I'll have to try this out on vmware here :)

What version of vmware are you using? This is only with journaling 
enabled right?


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Kris Moore
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