vinum ufs1 drives on freebsd 5.2.1
micko at micko.net
Tue Jul 13 20:04:52 PDT 2004
On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 08:06:50PM -0500, micko wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 07:43:02AM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> > On Tuesday, 13 July 2004 at 16:30:17 -0500, micko wrote:
> > > Hi, I just installed fbsd 5.2.1 on a system which
> > > had fbsd 4.9 with a vinum ufs1 stripe. When I tried
> > > to mount the vinum stripe on fbsd 5.2.1 it went ok, but
> > > doing 'ls' gave me 'bad_dir' and a kernel panic. Doing
> > > fsck gave me 'unknown filesystem type'. Seems like there
> > > is no backwards compatibility.
> > That conclusion is incorrect.
> > > Can this somehow be saved or do I need to put the drives on a fbsd
> > > 4.x system to get the data?
> > You need to find out what the problem is first. To do so, you should
> > use the information at your disposal. See
> > http://www.vinumvm.org/vinum/how-to-debug.html for more details.
> It turned out to be a failing drive, which now is totally dead. Is there
> anyway to get some data out of the 1st part of the stripe?
I found the problem. Originally when I was creating the partitions on the
fbsd 4.x system I didn't slice up the drive, I used da0c/e. When using
the drive under fbsd 5.x and devfs, the system brings up da0s1c/e. Is there
anyway to override this behavior?
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