[PC-BSD Testing] BETA1 - 'ufs2 + journaling'

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Mar 17 11:26:43 PST 2009


Arthur Koziol wrote:
>> it's exactly the same problem which was with 7.0.2, then was removed in
>> alpha1, and now it is in beta1.
>>
>> regards,
>> krzysiek
>> ps: it's my old description of the problem:
>>
>> Hi.
>> when i use 'UFS + journaling' option during instalation, system was
>> working only to the first crash (you can press reset button to simulate
>> this); after rebooting, system halt with that message:
>>
>> trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a.journal
>> WARNING: / was nor properly dismounted
>> loading configuration files.
>> kernel dumps on /dev/ad0s1b
>> entropy harvesting: interrupts ethernet point_to_point kickstart.
>> swapon:adding /dev/ad0s1b as swap device
>> starting file system checks:
>> /dev/ad0s1a.journal: CANNOT READ BLK: 62850944
>> /dev/ad0s1a.journal: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY: RUN fsck MANUALLY.
>> File system preen filed, trying fsck -y.
>> ** /dev/ad0s1a.journal
>>
>> CANNOT READ BLK: 62850944
>> CONTINUE? yes
>>
>> THE FALLOWING DISK SECTORS COULD NOT BE READ: 62850944, 62850945,
>> 62850946, 62850947,
>> /dev/ad0s1a.journal:CANNOT FIGURE OUT FILE SYSTEM PARTITION
>> WARNING: R/W mount of / denied. Filesystem is not clean - run fsck
>> mount:     :Operation not permitted
>> Mounting root filesystem rw failed, startup aborted
>> ERROR: ABORTING BOOT (sending SIGTERM to parent)!
>> DEC: 28 21:12:30 init: /bin/sh on /etc/rc terminated abnorlanally, going
>> to single user mode
>> Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh:
>>
>> that error occours on many disks (instalation with option 'ufs + soft
>> updates' works fine)
>>
>> regards,
>> krzysiek
> 
> I think it's probably been said a lot of times but the Journaling 
> option shouldn't be used
> since I believe it is still experimental in terms of ZFS.
> 
> Arthur 

Correct, nothing is changing between the alphas and beta for journaling, 
but I've seen that it can be unstable from time-to-time. Thats why we 
don't default to it right now :P


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Kris Moore
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