SU+J Lost files after a power failure

CeDeROM cederom at
Sun Oct 13 10:16:13 UTC 2013

On 13 Oct 2013 11:30, "David Demelier" <demelier.david at> wrote:
> Hello there,
> I'm writing because after a power failure I was unable to log in on my
> FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE. The SU+J journal were executed correctly but some
> files disappeared, including /etc/pwd.db. Thus I was unable to log in.
> I've been able to regenerate the password database with a live cd but
> I'm afraid that more files had disappeared somewhere else...
> I think this is a serious issue, the journal should not truncate files,
> so something should have gone wrong somewhere..
> Any ideas? Should I open a PR

I had similar issues somewhere around 9.0 - although journal check was fine
running fsck revealed filesystem inconsistency. I have reported this on the
list, but it seemed unnoticed..? For me this is serious issue as well, if
you make PR I will give +1 :-)


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