ZFS deadlocks or panics

Claus Guttesen kometen at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 09:35:34 UTC 2007


> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 03:40:38PM +0200, Jan Schmidle wrote:
> >> I'm trying to bild a storagebox with ZFS. Now I have some problems
> >> which seems to be related to ZFS. Perhaps after adding disks to an
> >> existing pool, all consoles trying to execute a command with I/O
> >> operations freezes. Only sometimes I get a panic.
> >
> > Are you sure the disks are fine?
> Not 100%, but as the problem also shows up when I'm destroying
> pools, I don't think that there is a Problem. But I will check this.

If you have used the disks previously you have probably disklable'd
them for that purpose. Try erasing the first sectors with 'dd
if=/dev/zero of=/dev/your-disk' and re-create the zpool.

-- 
regards
Claus

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the gentlest gamester is the soonest winner.

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