Snapshot problems

Skylar Thompson skylar at
Sat Jul 2 17:02:10 GMT 2005

Chris Dillon wrote:

> I'm using FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE on a relatively new dual-processor HP 
> DL380 G3 with integrated SmartArray 5i+ and a 7-disk RAID5 array. 
> Given the range of hardware we are seeing the problem on, it doesn't 
> seem to be hardware or driver related.
> In the meantime, try rebooting the box at a scheduled time every day 
> to see if that helps alleviate your problem.

No joy. The machine hung again yesterday afternoon, with the error 
"kern.ipc.maxpipekva exceeded" repeated over and over again on the console.

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at

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