vinum ufs1 drives on freebsd 5.2.1

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Tue Jul 13 15:13:07 PDT 2004

On Tuesday, 13 July 2004 at 16:30:17 -0500, micko wrote:
> Hi, I just installed fbsd 5.2.1 on a system which
> had fbsd 4.9 with a vinum ufs1 stripe. When I tried
> to mount the vinum stripe on fbsd 5.2.1 it went ok, but
> doing 'ls' gave me 'bad_dir' and a kernel panic. Doing
> fsck gave me 'unknown filesystem type'. Seems like there
> is no backwards compatibility.

That conclusion is incorrect.

> Can this somehow be saved or do I need to put the drives on a fbsd
> 4.x system to get the data?

You need to find out what the problem is first.  To do so, you should
use the information at your disposal.  See for more details.

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