gjournal locks up

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Mon May 25 08:19:36 UTC 2009

David N wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got gjournal on two computers running 7.2-RELEASE (AMD64 and
> i386) both with SATA-I. (150)
> GPT + GMirror + GJournal
> I've had it soft lock, locking up with no HDD activity. And can't do
> anything, except a hard reset. on both machines.
> Box1 (i386) removed a slow HDD and replaced with a faster one, that
> stopped the locking.
> Box2 (AMD64) just happened today whilst test installing zimbra
> (Importing MySQL tables).
> Both have 2GB Journals on /usr and 1GB on /var
> Has there been any stability patches for GJournal that I can test out?
> or has there been any commited lately?
> Or even some tuning that could be done?
> If you like i can install a DEBUG Kernel and try to lock it again.
> (Usually heavy disk activity should do it).

You need to provide more data. How do you know that "gjournal" has
locked up? There is comparatively little in gjournal itself that can
lock up. Is the machine still responsive to network? In what states
(wait channels) are the processes on the machine?

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