"log_sysevent: type 19 is not implemented" messages during boot

Rolf Nielsen listreader at lazlarlyricon.com
Fri Jun 17 15:12:56 UTC 2011

2011-06-17 16:29, Artem Belevich skrev:
>> Are you sure that it's harmless? It appeared for me as an evidence of pool
>> breakage. I had these messages when I ran any zpool command on broken pool.
>> I do't havesingle one after pool is fixed. Here's my thread on freebsd-fs :
>> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-fs/2011-June/011639.html
> Indeed. Same story here. Last week I've got my pool corrupted due to a
> bad memory stick.  Then I've got tons of thse "log_sysevent: type
> 19..." messages. After re-importing the pool with -F the messages went
> away. So, from where I stand, those messages do seem to correlate with
> a problem and should not be hushed by default.
> Instead, they should probably be converted to something easier to
> understand by humans. Something like "Oops. I do hope you had a backup
> of this pool." should do the trick.
> --Artem
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I haven't had any problems at all. In the daily script I get "all pools 
are healthy", and I have, AFAIK, experienced no data loss (and yes, I do 
daily backups). Seems to me it's a useless message, if it sometimes, but 
not always, signals a problem.


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