gstat: geom_gettree = -1: No such file or directory
gamato at users.sf.net
Sun Jan 3 20:12:32 UTC 2010
Boris Kochergin wrote:
> martinko wrote:
>> Ulrich Spörlein wrote:
>>> On Fri, 01.01.2010 at 18:47:27 +0100, martinko wrote:
>>>> Hi list,
>>>> gstat(8) does not work here on 8.0 (it worked happily on 6.x and 7.x) :
>>>> # gstat
>>>> gstat: geom_gettree = -1: No such file or directory
>>>> Is this known ? What can I do ?
>>> I doubt that it is widely known, but I've seen these 2-3 times before
>>> when fussing around with USB media and/or md(4) devices with gmirror on
>>> top. Basically, if you get really creative with the geom layering, this
>>> is likely to happen.
>>> It sure is a bug, but without a good way to reproduce, noone's gonna fix
>> Well, it is definitely reproducible here -- I cannot run gstat(8).
>> Apart from mouse I have no USB devices connected.
>> I use tmpmfs="YES" in rc.conf but I do not use gmirror nor any other
>> creative GEOM layering.
>> If someone's willing to investigate -- what info should I provide ?
> I believe geom_gettree() gets its information from the kern.geom.confxml
> sysctl. With that said, can you put the output of the following command
> sysctl -b kern.geom.confxml
Yes, you're right and now I think I know what may cause this bug and it
worries me even more -- my FAT32 partition has a funny name but it for
sure was not like this before:
$ ll /dev/msdosfs/
crw-r----- 1 root operator 0, 95 Jan 3 09:28 FREEDOS
crw-r----- 1 root operator 0, 103 Jan 3 09:28 01wb?
Here's the complete output you asked for:
PS: I've just read about some msdosfs issues and I'm very much worried
that my partition data might be corrupted. :-/
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