9.1 RELENG_9 Unable to cleanly dismount root partition on shutdown

clay at milos.co.za clay at milos.co.za
Mon Aug 27 12:06:55 UTC 2012

On 27.08.2012 11:15, Matt Smith wrote:
> On 2012-08-27 10:25, clay at milos.co.za wrote:
>> I'm far from anything near an expert on file systems but I'd suggest
>> you remove softupdates and leave journaling on.
>> tunefs -n disable
>> There's no need to have both on and although I agree that both 
>> work together there's no reason to have them on together. It will 
>> only
>> slow down writes to the file system. Effectively soft updates was a
>> go-between before journalin was introduced.
> Really? This is SU+J journalling that I'm using. Not gjournal. Surely
> SU+J does require softupdates to be on as it's part of the same 
> thing?
> Output from tunefs -p:
> tunefs: soft updates: (-n)                                 enabled
> tunefs: soft update journaling: (-j)                       enabled
> tunefs: gjournal: (-J)                                     disabled

I saw that you had soft updates and soft updates journaling in your 
original email.
What you have is correct. That is how 9.x sets up the FS by default 

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