Gjournal troubles

srwadleigh srw at udor.net
Sun Jan 6 08:10:46 PST 2008


On Sat, 5 Jan 2008 16:03:55 +0100
Pawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 11:43:27AM +0900, srwadleigh wrote:
> > I am having a strange problem with gjournal on a thinkpad T41,
> > 
> > I am running: 7.0-PRERELEASE - Wed Jan 2 06:05:20 JST 2008
> > And have the problem with both a custom and generic kernel.
> > 
> > If I load gjournal through loader.conf or compile GEOM_JOURNAL into
> > the kernel, upon reboot all my slices change, and break booting.
> > 
> > ad0s1a becomes ad0a
> > ad0s1d becomes ad0d, and so on..
> > 
> > If I manually run gjournal load after boot the slices are fine,
> > everything works as expected.
> > 
> > Here is my journal setup:
> > 
> > /dev/ad0s1f.journal 64G /usr/home
> > 
> > Geom name: gjournal 2080874044
> > ID: 2080874044
> > Providers:
> > 1. Name: ad0s1f.journal
> >    Mediasize: 70812433920 (66G)
> >    Sectorsize: 512
> >    Mode: r1w1e1
> > Consumers:
> > 1. Name: ad0s1f
> >    Mediasize: 71886176256 (67G)
> >    Sectorsize: 512
> >    Mode: r1w1e1
> >    Jend: 71886175744
> >    Jstart: 70812433920
> >    Role: Data,Journal
> > 
> > 
> > Doing some research on the list I found a similar problem in the
> > past with gmirror, where the slice and device ending at the same
> > place was being confused. The solution suggested there seemed to be
> > to hardcode the provider names into the metadata.
> > 
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2005-May/014448.html
> > 
> > My question is, is this possibly the same issue now with gjournal?
> > and is it possible to hardcode provider names after a journal has
> > been created?
> 
> Just unmount the file system, stop the journal and call 'gjournal
> label' with exactly the sam parameters as originally plus '-h' option.
> 

I will try this, currently my journal is on the same slice as data so I
get the used by file system message. I may have to re-configure with
a dedicated journal slice so I can use the -f option?

Thanks for the help! I will see how it goes.
srw
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