File-Backed ZFS Kernel Panic still in 10.1-RELEASE (PR 195061)
will at sundivenetworks.com
Tue Apr 21 16:00:17 UTC 2015
I have been updating my ZFS tutorials for use on FreeBSD 10.1. To allow users to experiment with ZFS I use file-backed ZFS pools. On FreeBSD 10.1 they cause a kernel panic.
For example a simple command like the following causes a panic: zpool create /tmp/zfstut/disk1
This issue was identified in PR 195061: https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195061
And fixed in r274619 (2014-11-17): https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=274619
However, even on 10.1-RELEASE-p9 the kernel panic still occurs (but doesn’t on 11-CURRENT).
Are there any plans to patch this in 10.1? I note it’s not in the errata.
My tutorials are not the only ones that use file-backed ZFS: new users experimenting with ZFS on FreeBSD are likely to encounter this issue.
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