Willem Jan Withagen
wjw at withagen.nl
Tue Jan 2 15:20:16 PST 2007
Gary Palmer wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 09:06:24PM +0100, Willem Jan Withagen wrote:
>> I got the following Filesystem:
>> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity iused ifree %iused
>> /dev/da0a 1.3T 422G 823G 34% 565952 182833470 0%
>> Running of a 3ware 9550, on a dual core Opteron 242 with 1Gb.
>> The system is used as SMB/NFS server for my other systems here.
>> I would like to make weekly snapshots, but manually running mksnap_ffs
>> freezes access to the disk (I sort of expected that) but the process
>> never terminates. So I let is sit overnight, but looking a gstat did not
>> reveil any activity what so ever...
>> The disk was not released, mksnap_ffs could not be terminated.
>> And things resulted in me rebooting the system.
>> - How long should I expect making a snapshot to take:
>> 5, 15, 30min, 1, 2 hour or even more???
>> - How do I diagnose the reason why it is not terminating?
> You forgot to mention what revision of FreeBSD you are running, and
> if you are using quotas or anything else on the filesystem that
> could impact this.
Yes, I pressed send somewhat to fast:
[~] wjw at bigsurf> uname -a
FreeBSD bigsurf.digiware.nl 6.2-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE #3: Wed Sep
27 15:57:20 CEST 2006 wjw at bigsurf.digiware.nl:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BIGSURF
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