/bin/csh script in GELI partition crashes 6.3-STABLE

Scott Bennett bennett at cs.niu.edu
Tue Feb 12 22:53:59 UTC 2008

     On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 16:06:45 +0100 "no at spam@mgEDV.net" <nospam at mgedv.net>
>> Subject: /bin/csh script in GELI partition crashes 6.3-STABLE
>things i ran into with GELI/UFS2+S:
>- geli partition sector size larger than 4KB caused panics on one of our 

     Ah.  Okay.  I had set it to 8 KB for better performance.  I'll try
it again with it set to 4 KB.

>- fs sector size any than 512 sometimes caused hangs/watchdog reboots
>try setting up a kernel with debug-flags and integrated debugger
>(see ddb(4)) to catch a panic and get a backtrace if there's any. 
     Well, that's a hardware "feature" I can't change.  AFAIK, it's stuck
at 512 bytes/sector on the drive in question.

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