ZFS corruption due to lack of space?

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Fri Nov 2 09:30:07 UTC 2012

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Jeremy" <peter at rulingia.com>
On 2012-Nov-01 13:29:34 -0000, Steven Hartland <killing at multiplay.co.uk> wrote:
>After destroying and re-creating the pool and then writing
>zeros to the disk in multiple files without filling the fs
>I've manged to reproduce the corruption again so we can
>rule out full disk as the cause.

> Many years ago, I wrote a simple utility that fills a raw disk with
> a pseudo-random sequence and then verifies it.  This sort of tool
> can be useful for detecting the presence of silent data corruption
> (or disk address wraparound).

Sounds useful, got a link?

>Suspects: HW issues (memory, cables, MB, disks), driver issue
>(not used mfi on tbolt 2208 based cards before).

> There has been a recent thread about various strange behaviours from
> LSI controllers and it has been stated that (at least for the 2008)
> the card firmware _must_ match the FreeBSD driver version.  See
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-stable/2012-August/069205.html

Yer thats for mps, not aware of a corrilation for mfi unfortunately :(


This e.mail is private and confidential between Multiplay (UK) Ltd. and the person or entity to whom it is addressed. In the event of misdirection, the recipient is prohibited from using, copying, printing or otherwise disseminating it or any information contained in it. 

In the event of misdirection, illegible or incomplete transmission please telephone +44 845 868 1337
or return the E.mail to postmaster at multiplay.co.uk.

More information about the freebsd-stable mailing list