ZFS panic after replacing log device
TERRY at tmk.com
Wed Nov 17 02:13:00 UTC 2010
> I would say it is definitely very odd that writes are a problem. Sounds
> like it might be a hardware problem. Is it possible to export the pool,
> remove the ZIL and re-import it? I myself would be pretty nervous trying
> that, but it would help isolate the problem? If you can risk it.
I think it is unlikely to be a hardware problem. While I haven't run any
destructive testing on the ZFS pool, the fact that it can be read without
error, combined with ECC throughout the system and the panic always happen-
ing on the first write, makes me think that it is a software issue in ZFS.
When I do:
zpool export data; zpool remove data da0
I get a "No such pool: data". I then re-imported the pool and did:
zpool offline data da0; zpool export data; zpool import data
After doing that, I can write to the pool without a panic. But once I
online the log device and do any writes, I get the panic again.
As I mentioned, I have this data replicated elsewere, so I can exper-
iment with the pool if it will help track down this issue.
Terry Kennedy http://www.tmk.com
terry at tmk.com New York, NY USA
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