Subject: Re: softdep_deallocate_dependencies: unrecoverd I/O error
To: Dan <email@example.com>
From: Stephen Degler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/25/2003 19:00:45
Perry is correct. Softdeps defers i/o, and if deferred i/o fails it has =
decide what to do about it. The system call that initiated the i/o opera=
has long passed so there is no appropriate mechanism to signal to userlan=
that something bad has happened. Also, the filesystem metadata is in a s=
of flux, so the code panics.
Just a thought, are those errors at the end of the disk? Maybe the disk =
is just a little off.
On Friday 24 January 2003 07:39 pm, Dan wrote:
> Doesn't that sound fun? Here is a picture of the error:
> I'm running two mirrored 9.1 gig scsi drives controlled by a Mylex DAC9=
> I did a fresh install of 1.6_STABLE (full version at the bottom) and th=
> 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 =
> 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 n=
> me to do some operations.
> NetBSD 1.6_STABLE (GENERIC) #0: Tue Jan 21 14:04:09 UTC 2003