Subject: Re: softdep_deallocate_dependencies: unrecoverd I/O error
To: Dan <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/24/2003 23:06:53
"Dan" <> writes:
> Doesn't that sound fun?  Here is a picture of the error:

I note from the jpg (btw, cool idea!) that you got lots of hard errors
writing to the drives when the panic happened, i.e.:

ld0a: error writing fsbn.... etc.
over and over again.

I suspect this isn't a softdep bug -- its a hardware problem...


> I'm running two mirrored 9.1 gig scsi drives controlled by a Mylex DAC960.  I
> did a fresh install of 1.6_STABLE (full version at the bottom) and the first
> thing I did was untar pkgsrc.tar.gz and it took forever.  I remembered that I
> hadn't yet turned on softdeps so after enabling them I rebooted and tried
> untarring pkgsrc.tar.gz again; that's when I got the panic.  The box is still
> sitting there at the debug prompt if someone needs me to do some operations.
> NetBSD 1.6_STABLE (GENERIC) #0: Tue Jan 21 14:04:09 UTC 2003
> Dan

Perry E. Metzger