Bug ID: 226499
Summary: Partial system freeze via ZFS rename and possible
Product: Base System
Severity: Affects Some People
It is possible to create a partial system freeze with zfs by renaming an active
mountpoint; in my case I had a vdev mounted within bhyve.
When I accidentally did a:
665 19:39 zfs rename zroot/venv/store/paul.daemon.space-extended
The zfs command froze and refuse to return (even via kill -9) the bhyve vm will
refuse to exit, and the system will not reboot; it will get stuck trying to
Likewise if you open up another terminal and try any command via 'zfs' it will
end up in the frozen state, (actual state reported in top is: tx->tx)
This is a partial freeze because all other system operations will continue
It appears though have not investigated earlier, that rename does not check a
dataset is bust like destroy does, so then gets stuck in some sort of lock
waiting for it to become available in the meantime nothing else can do
anything, including any process that is actually locking whatever you are
trying to rename.
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