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Re: DFly-stable as of April 1st crashed, but no crash dump was possible due to ips driver being unable to do crash dumps

From: Tomaž Borštnar <tomaz.borstnar@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2005 04:28:52 +0200

YONETANI Tomokazu wrote:
boot() called on cpu#0

syncing disks...

This is strange; looking at the code responsible for the sync on
panic, it should not print the message "syncing disks" when
sync_on_panic is set to zero(i.e. (bootopt & RB_NOSYNC) != 0).
nope, I added this later - after 2nd crash.

As for dump feature on ips driver, sorry I haven't had enough time
to port it. I asked Scott Long many months ago for his work-in-progress
dump patch(which has already been committed on FreeBSD 5.x+), and he gave
So it is part of 5.3+ now? Because older FreeBSDs have the same problem - stuck in syncing disks.

it to me, but I couldn't finish porting it then. I'm still trying to find
time to work on it though.
btw: how is your controller configured as far as read and write caching are concerned?


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