FreeBSD 9.0 Snapshots

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at
Thu Mar 22 15:28:31 UTC 2012

Dean E. Weimer wrote:
> Has anyone been using Snapshots on UFS with journaled soft-updates enabled?
> I have a couple of new systems built after 9.0 came out, my backup
> scripts take snapshots, and then mount them to backup the files, the
> couple older servers that I upgraded from 8.2 to 9.0 from source are not
> having any problems, a quick check shows their file systems aren't
> running the new journaled Soft-Updates options. The new systems which
> are, frequently hang up and become unresponsive when taking the snapshots.

Known issue, don't use SUJ with snapshots on 9.0 for now.

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