7-STABLE, gjournal and fsck.

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at rinet.ru
Sun Aug 3 14:18:00 UTC 2008

On Sun, 3 Aug 2008, Eugene Butusov wrote:

EB> > Did you re-create your file systems? How did you create the journal?
EB> > 
EB> > eg. newfs /dev/ad4s1g.journal       ?
EB> > 
EB> > or did you just enable journal on the partition? via tunefs?
EB> I did it this way:
EB> /dev/ad4s1g is my /home, an existing partition
EB> umount /home
EB> gjournal label -f /dev/ad4s1g
EB> tunefs -J enable -n disable /dev/ad4s1g.journal
EB> (added 'async' option to /etc/fstab for /home and changed entry to
EB> /dev/ad4s1g.journal)
EB> mount /home
EB> It worked until power failed... :)

No surprize. with you `gjournal label' command you've effectively destroyed 
last 1G of UFS.  You should use external journal provider in such case.

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