SUJ progress report

Kris Moore kris at
Mon Jun 20 19:30:09 UTC 2011

On 06/20/2011 13:52, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Jun 2011 09:19:36 -1000 (HST)
> Jeff Roberson<jroberson at>  wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> Kirk, Peter and I have been working hard on SUJ.  We still have a few bugs
>> related to snapshots but we fixed the couple of potential corruption
>> problems that came up over the last year.  If you are not currently using
>> SUJ I implore you to do so and report any problems you may find..  We need
>> to get better coverage if we are going to enable it for 9.0 which I think
>> everyone would like to see.
>> I will send another update when it is safe to use SUJ + snapshots.
> All I can say is that I've been using SUJ since day one and it's saved
> my bacon any number of times.
> In the last week alone I've had to reset my box 4 times due to hangs in
> X and it sure was nice having SUJ recover my file systems in fractions
> of a minute rather than waiting 30 minutes for fsck.

We've defaulted to having it enabled for the past several months now on 
our PC-BSD 9-snapshots, and it's been working great. Haven't had any 
complaints or problems reported from our testers.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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