failed to create gmirror with the handbook instructions
andyzammy at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 8 07:54:33 UTC 2013
Thanks very much. Please could I make a suggestion that this be included in
the handbook page?
On 8 Oct 2013 01:31, "Warren Block" <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Oct 2013, Andy Zammy wrote:
>> I used the second section of the handbook (20.4) to create a gmirror. In
>> particular setup I had a 1GB /, 6GB swap, 1GB /tmp and the rest of the 1TB
>> drive was left for /usr
>> I had to deviate from the handbook when it came to running the dump +
>> restore commands, as the dump failed due to an issue with the journalling.
>> To get around this problem, I dropped into single user mode, so I could
>> remount root as read-only. The dump commands then worked. It specified in
>> the handbook to restart the machine, and boot from ada1.
>> It was at this point that I noticed something wasn't quite right. There
>> a spew of 'not found/no such file or directory' messages. These were all
>> trying to reference libs and binaries that live in /usr.
>> I boot into single user mode, and upon checking the other partitions, I
>> notice that /tmp and /usr are empty, apart from a .snap file, and the
>> restoresymtable file.
>> Please could someone help me troubleshoot this problem? Let me know if you
>> need any more info, and I'll post it up asap.
> dump does not work reliably on filesystems with SUJ enabled. Turn off SUJ
> on the filesystems to be dumped by booting in single-user mode and running
> tunefs -j disable /dev/ada0whatever
> Do each filesystem, then use dump.
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