vinum unable to write config on 5.4

Andrew Belashov bel at
Wed Aug 3 05:33:58 GMT 2005

Hi, Jason!

jason kawaja wrote:
> e450, dual cpu, sparc.
> freebsd 5.3-release works no problems, 5.4-release and higher (updates)
> seem to not write vinum config to the disk.  after creating a vinum
> config, the device is able to be mounted fine (config loaded) but after
> a reboot the config is no longer there and must be manually recreated to
> access the vinum partition.
> upon attempting to "resetconfig" on 5.4 the follow message is displayed :
> vinum -> resetconfig
>  WARNING!  This command will completely wipe out your vinum configuration.
>  All data will be lost.  If you really want to do this, enter the text
>  Enter text -> NO FUTURE
> Can't find vinum config: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> if i create a vinum partition on a 5.3-release then the 5.4-release can
> read it fine, but is unable to make changes to the vinum config.
> ideas on changes between the two (5.3 - 5.4) that may have induced this
> behavior?

Can be it will help:

Best Regards,
Andrew Belashov.

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