Hey folks,

First, please 'reply-all' as I'm not on the list.

I've got a backup server that, every night, offloads things to a secondary, USB attached hard disk. We've got two of these disks, which we rotate so as to have a fairly recent off-site version, in the event of a disaster. One of the two drives has start to cause the backup server to core dump and reboot. The other works fine. I tried taking the problematic drive and repartitioning and reformatting it, but the problems persist.

Here is what I get from a kgdb:

[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC-> sudo kgdb kernel.debug / var/crash/vmcore.17 [GDB will not be able to debug user-mode threads: /usr/lib/ libthread_db.so: Undefined symbol "ps_pglobal_lookup"]
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Unread portion of the kernel message buffer:
panic: softdep_deallocate_dependencies: dangling deps
cpuid = 0
Uptime: 11d20h37m38s
Physical memory: 1011 MB
Dumping 201 MB: 186 170 154 138 122 106 90 74 58 42 26 10

#0  doadump () at pcpu.h:195
195             __asm __volatile("movl %%fs:0,%0" : "=r" (td));


Any insight is appreciated.  uname -a is:

FreeBSD hostname 7.0-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-p3 #1: Tue Jul 15 13:53:28 CDT 2008 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386


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