Subject: Re: softdep_deallocate_dependencies: unrecoverd I/O error
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/2003 19:28:23
Daniel Carosone <> writes:
> > ld0a: error writing fsbn.... etc.
> > over and over again.
> > 
> > I suspect this isn't a softdep bug -- its a hardware problem...
> Or a problem with the mylex driver.  I've seen problems like this
> on a compaq cac(4) controller, which aren't caused (as far as I can
> tell) by bad hardware.

Either way, though, the error wasn't the softdep code -- it was the
kernel giving up because it couldn't write stuff to the disk because
of errors. Whether that's the controller, the driver, or the disks, it
isn't per se problem with softdep_deallocate_dependencies.

Perry E. Metzger