Subject: Re: WARNING: softdep bug
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/19/1999 17:37:40
Daniel Carosone <> writes:

> I just had a problem with softdep, after filling a filesystem the
> contents of about 2Gb of recently-written files disappeared, leaving
> me with 0-length files.

I guess you have 2Gb of delayed de-allocation of file system blocks
and failed to write new files (i.e., failed to allocate new file
system blocks), not losing data once written.

Of course, panic'ing itself is a problem...