On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 10:43:58AM -0400, Brian McCann wrote: > On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 10:34 AM, Ivan Voras <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > Brian McCann wrote: > >> Hi all. I'm having some problems with several servers I've built > >> recently (7.0-RELEASE) that are using gjournal. I had two reboot a > >> few days ago (un-related to FreeBSD problems I think)...but when they > >> came back up, the file systems wouldn't mount since they were not > >> clean. Now, I understand that UFS knows nothing about the fact that > >> it's journaled, and the journaling knows nothing about UFS...but it's > > > > Actually UFS needs to know about gjournal for just this purpose. There's > > a special option to newfs that tells the file system to be aware of > > gjournal and it should request fscks. > > > >> my understanding that by using gjournal, you should really never need > >> to fsck a file system. However, the only way to get them to mount is > >> by doing the fsck. Is there something else I should be doing instead > >> of fsck? > > > > man 8 tunefs > > > > > Yes...I apologize...I did that when I built the file system with > "newfs -J". Here's the tunefs -p output for one of the file systems: > > # tunefs -p /dev/da2.journal > tunefs: ACLs: (-a) disabled > tunefs: MAC multilabel: (-l) disabled > tunefs: soft updates: (-n) disabled > tunefs: gjournal: (-J) enabled > tunefs: maximum blocks per file in a cylinder group: (-e) 2048 > tunefs: average file size: (-f) 16384 > tunefs: average number of files in a directory: (-s) 64 > tunefs: minimum percentage of free space: (-m) 8% > tunefs: optimization preference: (-o) time > tunefs: volume label: (-L) > > I'm concerned about this because the ones I've had problems with > recently are 1.1TB arrays...I've got 2 8.6TB arrays that are journaled > as well...and if I ever have to fsck them...that could take 1/2 the > day... > > Any other thoughts?
Everything looks good. Do you have 'fsck_y_enable' in your rc.conf by any chance? gjournal mode in fsck is only used for -p option, AFAIR. -- Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheel.pl [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.FreeBSD.org FreeBSD committer Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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