DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2007-07
Re: system freeze on "slice too large"
Matthew Dillon wrote:
:i've now had twice a nasty freeze (kind of) with something like this (hand transcribed):
:dscheck(#ad/0x20021): slice too large 2/2
:then vinum tells me that it put "build" down and continues:
Same thing. Don't use vinum's autostart feature. Try specifying an
actual partition being used as a vinum drive.
This is not a new kernel; vinum worked for at least 3 years here. The message do not appear on bootup: I am using root on vinum, so I have to specify the drives it should use.
I don't know regarding the read errors. That sounds like a different
Wouldn't dscheck return an error which makes a physical read to fail? That's probable why vinum gets a read error and shuts down the system.
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