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Re: kern/37425: fss_snapshot_mount panic during fsck

The following reply was made to PR kern/37425; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Juergen Hannken-Illjes <>
Subject: Re: kern/37425: fss_snapshot_mount panic during fsck
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 15:15:53 +0100

 On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 06:05:23PM -0800, Scott Ellis wrote:
 > Script used to test is attached (yes, it's a hack, but it was quick to 
 > write!) as  It requires the directory structure of 
 > /.snapshot/.store to be created, and vnd 11-14 to be available.
 How should the /.snapshot/.store hierarchy look like?
 >      # Make a new store file
 >      exec(`fssconfig -c fss0 / $newfile`);
 >      exec(`fssconfig -u fss0`);
 >      # Attach it to the vnode
 >      exec(`vnconfig -r $vnd{""} $newfile`);
 If I get this right you are trying to create a vnd device from the
 snapshot backup.  If this succeeds, there is a bug in the vnd driver.
 Snapshot backups cannot be opened, read or written -- they can only
 be accessed through /dev/{r,}fss{n}.
 Juergen Hannken-Illjes - - TU Braunschweig 

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