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Re: kern/40474: Kernel panic after remounting raid root with softdep

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 03:25:00PM +0200, Tero Kivinen wrote:
 > > The immediate problem appears to be that it's allocating the same
 > > inode twice. I think this is probably happening either because of a
 > > general known problem with mount updates not flushing things properly
 > > (e.g. PR 30525)... or because softdep uses different rules for
 > > handling free object bitmaps from baseline ffs, and after the mode
 > > transition not all filesystem state is arranged the way softdep
 > > expects.
 > It could be that it is actually crashing on file creation, so
 > allocating inode twice could be the rason (vi creates the recovery
 > file).

If it's ffsv2, it could also conceivably be PR 40525.

 > As I said my test machine is already back in use, so cannot do those
 > things anymore... 

Right. Well, I'll put it on the list for softdep... :-|

David A. Holland

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