System freeze with gvinum
lulf at stud.ntnu.no
Sun Nov 30 17:16:43 PST 2008
On man, des 01, 2008 at 12:32:22am +0100, Hilko Meyer wrote:
> Ulf Lilleengen schrieb:
> >On søn, nov 30, 2008 at 09:18:24pm +0100, Hilko Meyer wrote:
> >> Ulf Lilleengen schrieb:
> >> >On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 11:47:59PM +0100, Hilko Meyer wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> I've tried to set up a raid-5 over three disks with gvinum today with this
> >> >> gvinum.conf:
> >> >> Every time I tried to run newfs on one of the volumes it stucked and the
> >> >> complete system freezed, so I cannot provide a coredump. The system runs
> >> >> 6.4-RELEASE that was compiled today. What can I do to debug this problem?
> >> >>
> >> >Hmm, do you have any console output before the freeze? Such as g_* messages?
> >> Unfortunately nothing.
> >> >This might be a gvinum bug, but can also be a problem with the sata driver.
> >> How can I test the sata driver? After writing the mail yesterday we
> >> used dump|restore to copy several gigabytes to ad4s1a and no problems
> >> occured in this test.
> >Hmm, ok. Are you willing to try a patch to bring it up to 7.x gvinum? There
> >are a few issues in 6.x that may be the cause of your problems.
> Is gvinum in 7.1RC and 7.x the same? We considered to update to 7.1
> before it's released anyway, because we need nfe(4). And wanted to try
> gvinum and zfs there.
Yes, they are the same.
> But we can test a patch against 6.4 before the big update if you want.
It's really up to you. If you're going to upgrade anyway, it will at least
save me from a little bit of work :)
> BTW: Your Reply-To: is broken.
Yeah, just noticed :)
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