Hang During Startup on ZFS Boot (intermittent)

Jung-uk Kim jkim at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jun 18 00:04:57 UTC 2011

On Friday 17 June 2011 07:54 pm, Aric Gregson wrote:
> Hello,
> I have installed 9-Current from the May 12 2011 iso that was
> available and I used a ZFS boot disk and gpt partition as
> described. I have a problem on reboot that booting stalls during
> listing of the SMP CPU start-up (?) after listing the 15th or 16th
> CPU. I must power-down the computer to initiate a new restart once
> it stalls. Sometimes I need to power-down two or three times before
> it will proceed through the start-up. There does not appear to be
> anything written to a log file during failed start-ups.
> How would I go about attempting to find out why this is occurring
> (presuming it is not a known problem)? It makes me nervous that
> powering down like that will eventually cause a problem preventing
> any reboot. I have posted the most recent system log from a boot.
> Thanks for any pointers in advance.


I believe the problem was fixed by the following commit:


Jung-uk Kim

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