8.2-RELEASE - gmirror and gpart issue. Metadata overlap?

Andrey V. Elsukov bu7cher at yandex.ru
Mon Feb 28 12:37:05 UTC 2011

On 28.02.2011 11:54, Johan Hendriks wrote:
> I opened a discussion on this before the release.
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2011-January/061184.ht
> ml
> On my 8.1 system, i get this message about the corrupt headers, but it
> booted on the 8.2 system it panics...
> I think a lot of people are going to get bit by this.
> As far as i know there is no warning anywhere that you can not use gpart
> and gmirror the whole disk.

So, my guess is when all is properly configured all should work as expected.
You should get some non-fatal messages, but not a kernel panic.
I'll try to get some free machines to test, but it will be no so fast.

WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov

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