vinum ufs1 drives on freebsd 5.2.1

micko micko at
Tue Jul 13 18:10:49 PDT 2004

On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 07:43:02AM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> 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.

It turned out to be a failing drive, which now is totally dead. Is there
anyway to get some data out of the 1st part of the stripe?


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