5.2-BETA: giving up on 4 buffers (ata)

Leo Bicknell bicknell at ufp.org
Wed Nov 26 11:03:48 PST 2003

In a message written on Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 04:52:04AM +1000, Andy Farkas wrote:
> Matthias Andree wrote:
> > when I rebooted my 5.2-BETA (kernel about 24 hours old), it gave up on
> > flushing 4 dirty blocks.
> This is easy to reproduce, but apparently uninteresting to the developers:
> Reboot to single user, run full fsck, halt.

I'll also note in my FreeBSD current debugging of some drivers it was
about a 50/50 shot as to if this would happen.  Having to fsck every 
other reboot was only made less painful by the background fsck thing.

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