UFS not handling errors correctly

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Tue Sep 11 01:40:14 PDT 2007

Johannes Totz wrote:

> Either some part in geom did not properly report the error back to the
> upper layer (e.g. the file system); or UFS ignored it silently (as there
> is nothing in the logs).
> In any case, the behavior is not correct.

(Maybe the drive didn't report the error?)

UFS (at least in [Free]BSD) is notorious for not handling lower-level 
errors and "unusual events" properly, so it's a likely culprit.

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