SU+J on 9.1-RC2 ISO

Mike Jakubik mike.jakubik at
Fri Nov 2 17:13:12 UTC 2012

On Sat, 2012-11-03 at 00:05 +0700, Adam Strohl wrote:
> On 11/2/2012 23:47, Bas Smeelen wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Why are journaled soft updates the default when installing a new system
> > from a 9.1-RC2 ISO?

> > Can SU+J be disabled for the 9.1-RELEASE or do you think this is not
> > going to be a problem for users of FreeBSD? I will have to boot these
> > two systems single user now to disable the soft updates journal, because
> > I use dump + restore on live systems, not a problem for me, it is just
> > an inconvenience.
> I have to second this sentiment.  Unless the dump/snapshot issue has 
> been resolved they journal should be turned off by default.
> It's a really nasty bug that causes an instant panic which is awful if 
> the server is in production.  The fact that it happens when you're 
> trying to exercise due diligence (ie; backups) is even worse.

You can disable SU+J after installing, though it would be nice if the
installer gave you a choice.

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