Re: ZFSKnownProblems - needs revision?

2009-04-09 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hi, in one production case (1), haven't seen panics or deadlocks for a long time, yet on another much more powerful machine (2), I could not get rid of vm_thread_new: kstack allocation failed, ultimately rendering the machine useless pretty fast. This was at least till RELENG_7/november

Re: ZFS MFC heads up

2009-05-21 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 20.05.2009, at 22:41, Kip Macy wrote: On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Mike Tancsa m...@sentex.net wrote: At 05:59 PM 5/20/2009, Kip Macy wrote: If you choose to upgrade a pool to take advantage of new features you will no longer be able to use it with sources prior to today. 'zfs

Re: ZFS MFC heads down

2009-05-23 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 22.05.2009, at 11:45, Pertti Kosunen wrote: Kirk Strauser wrote: So far so good here (amd64, Core2 Duo, ICH9 SATA) but I'm too chicken to upgrade the on-disk format yet. Me too, upgraded pool to v13 yesterday and everything still ok. Removed also all loader.conf tunables. Many thanks

ZFS boot on zfs mirror

2009-05-25 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hello to all, Having licked blood now, and read the news from Kip Macy about - zfs boot for all types now works I was wondering if anyone has some updated tutorial on how to achieve a zfs-only bootable FreeBSD with a mirrored zpool. While gmirror is a very nice thing, and I suppose it

Re: ZFS boot on zfs mirror

2009-05-26 Thread Lorenzo Perone
/25 Philipp Wuensche cryx-free...@h3q.com: Lorenzo Perone wrote: Hello to all, Having licked blood now, and read the news from Kip Macy about - zfs boot for all types now works I was wondering if anyone has some updated tutorial on how to achieve a zfs-only bootable FreeBSD

Re: cvsup.de.FreeBSD.org out of sync? (was: make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC fails)

2009-05-26 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 27.05.2009, at 00:08, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Ruben van Staveren wrote: On 26 May 2009, at 22:38, Christian Walther wrote: it finished successfully. From my point of view it appears that cvsup.de.freebsd.org is out of sync. cvsup.de.freebsd.org is definitely out of sync. I had build

Re: loader not working with GPT and LOADER_ZFS_SUPPORT

2009-05-27 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 27.05.2009, at 14:48, Artis Caune wrote: I tried booting from a disk with GPT scheme, with a /boot/loader build with LOADER_ZFS_SUPPORT=yes in make.conf. I get the following error: panic: free: guard1 fail @ 0x2fd4a6ac from /usr/src/sys/boot/i386/libi386/biosdisk.c:1053 MFC r185095

ZFS booting without partitions (was: ZFS boot on zfs mirror)

2009-05-28 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hi, I tried hard... but without success ;( the result is, when choosing the disk with the zfs boot sectors in it (in my case F5, which goes to ad6), the kernel is not found. the console shows: forth not found definitions not found only not found (the above repeated several times) can't load

Re: ZFS booting without partitions (was: ZFS boot on zfs mirror)

2009-05-28 Thread Lorenzo Perone
for your help... Lorenzo 2009/5/28 Lorenzo Perone lopez.on.the.li...@yellowspace.net: Hi, I tried hard... but without success ;( the result is, when choosing the disk with the zfs boot sectors in it (in my case F5, which goes to ad6), the kernel is not found. the console shows: forth

Re: cvsup.de.FreeBSD.org out of sync? (was: make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC fails)

2009-05-29 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 29.05.2009, at 13:06, Peter Jeremy wrote: On 2009-May-27 00:42:52 +0200, Lorenzo Perone lopez.on.the.li...@yellowspace.net wrote: On 27.05.2009, at 00:08, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Ruben van Staveren wrote: On 26 May 2009, at 22:38, Christian Walther wrote: it finished successfully

Re: ZFS booting without partitions (was: ZFS boot on zfs mirror)

2009-06-01 Thread Lorenzo Perone
with this tomorrow night! (any hint, btw, on why the one in -STABLE seems to be broken, or whether it has actually been fixed by now?) Regards, Lorenzo (...) 2009/5/28 Lorenzo Perone: Hi, I tried hard... but without success ;( the result is, when choosing the disk with the zfs boot sectors

Re: ZFS booting without partitions

2009-06-03 Thread Lorenzo Perone
info I'll be happy to contribute it. Big Regards! Lorenzo On 01.06.2009, at 19:09, Lorenzo Perone wrote: On 31.05.2009, at 09:18, Adam McDougall wrote: I encountered the same symptoms today on both a 32bit and 64bit brand new install using gptzfsboot. It works for me when I use a copy

ZFS list -t snapshot USAGE column

2009-06-09 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hi there, just wondering, since the ZFS v13 update (to be precise, 7.2-STABLE FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #11: Wed Jun 3 23:11:29 CEST 2009) why the USAGE column in a zfs list -t snapshot is not showing anymore the space used by the snapshot? I made those snapshots with zfs snapshot -r. They're

Re: 7.x and multiple IPs in jails

2008-10-28 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hi, there's a patch by Bjoern A.Zeeb, available at http://people.freebsd.org/~bz/bz_jail7-20080920-01-at150161.diff which succeeds and works well with 7.1-PRERELEASE currently. I had similar issues to solve and patched several hosts with it, so far with success. Bjoern has made an excellent

Re: ZFS

2008-10-30 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 22.10.2008, at 17:38, Freddie Cash wrote: Personally, we use it in production for a remote backup box using ZFS and Rsync (64-bit FreeBSD 7-Stable from August, 2x dual-core Opteron 2200s, 8 GB DDR2 RAM, 24x 500 GB SATA disks attached to two 3Ware 9650/9550 controllers as single-disks).

Re: ZFS

2008-10-31 Thread Lorenzo Perone
the dance :- Hope to have good news to report after a few weeks of zfs-entertainment... Thanx a lot and regards... Lorenzo On 31.10.2008, at 03:15, Louis Kowolowski wrote: On Oct 30, 2008, at 2:55 PM, Lorenzo Perone wrote: On 22.10.2008, at 17:38, Freddie Cash wrote: Personally, we use

Re: ZFS

2008-10-31 Thread Lorenzo Perone
I use ZFS since 7.0-RELEASE. I'm currently using latest stable. Ok the load is not as a production one, as the box is used as a home server (NAS), but the hardware is limited too (only 512MB of RAM, mono-core A64 3200+, motherborad integrated sata controler). I tried to stress the filesystem

Re: ZFS crashes on heavy threaded environment

2008-11-18 Thread Lorenzo Perone
For what's worth it, I have similar problems on a comparable system (amd64/8GB, 7.1-PRERELEASE #3: Sun Nov 16 13:39:43), which I wouldn't call heavilly threaded yet (as there is only one mysql51 running, and courier-mta/imap, max 15 users now). Perhaps worth a note: Bjoern's multi-IP jail

Re: MFC ZFS: when?

2008-11-28 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 22.11.2008, at 00:58, Zaphod Beeblebrox wrote: In several of the recent ZFS posts, multiple people have asked when this will be MFC'd to 7.x. This query has been studiously ignored as other chatter about whatever ZFS issue is discussed. So in a post with no other bug report or

Panic on 8-STABLE in mpt(4) on a DELL PowerEdge R300

2010-02-25 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hello, I just got a PowerEdge R300, which netbooted fine with 7.2-STABLE (FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #6: Wed Dec 2 01:25:52 CET 2009), but is dropping me into a panic right at boot with 8.0-STABLE (just built). This is what I'm getting (please forgive the lazyness of not transcribing

Re: Panic on 8-STABLE in mpt(4) on a DELL PowerEdge R300

2010-02-25 Thread Lorenzo Perone
On 25.02.10 22:11, Lorenzo Perone wrote: I just got a PowerEdge R300, which netbooted fine with 7.2-STABLE (FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #6: Wed Dec 2 01:25:52 CET 2009), but is dropping me into a panic right at boot with 8.0-STABLE (just built). This is what I'm getting (please forgive the lazyness

Re: Panic on 8-STABLE in mpt(4) on a DELL PowerEdge R300

2010-02-26 Thread Lorenzo Perone
COOL! THANKS a LOT Alexander! Can't believe it. You post a panic at 11pm and get a patch at 1pm next day...? You must be crazy! ;) Works for me. I patched against 8/stable. I'll be testing the machine a bit more. But for now, no panics! I guess the patch should be committed soon, also

Panic on 8-STABLE in pfctl with options VIMAGE on a DELL PowerEdge R300 (bge)

2010-02-26 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Hello, Just encountered a panic when starting pf (/etc/rc.d/pf start) on a FreeBSD benjamin 8.0-STABLE uname -a FreeBSD 8.0-STABLE #0: Fri Feb 26 18:33:44 UTC 2010 r...@benjamin:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BYTESATWORK_R8_INTEL_DEBUG amd64 the system is a Dell PowerEdge R300 with bge

Re: FreeBSD and DELL Perc H200

2011-04-21 Thread Lorenzo Perone
Would have loved to use a stable branch (ie 8.2) instead of development (9.0-CURRENT), though. Especially for the new DELL servers with Perc H200 providing a snapshot with the changes would be greatly appreciated! Hi Holger, Go for 8-STABLE. Works fine for me. No need for CURRENT for