ZFS lockup in "zfs" state

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 13 11:50:57 UTC 2008

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 11:43:42AM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
> Hi,
> A machine just wedged its ZFS file systems (UFS file systems were still
> running), all unresponsive processes were in "zfs" state. This is
> 7.0-RC1 on i386 with 2 GB RAM. It has happened at least once before.
> I have a kernel core dump (dumped from kdb/ddb on hotkey), if anyone's
> interested.

Were you copying any data from a ZFS pool to a UFS filesystem, or
ZFS-to-ZFS, at that time?  Does your coredump's backtrace look at all
similar to the below report?


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