system freeze on "slice too large"

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Sun Jul 15 12:31:55 PDT 2007

Chris Turner wrote:
Simon 'corecode' Schubert 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
I'm definitely under the impression that vinum is unhappy with the new
This is an old kernel, no new labels here.

2 things perhaps worth discussion:

 - your 'a' partition overlaps the vinum - I assume this means
   you're using a vinum root?

 - was your volume set created prior to upgrading past the disklabel
it was created about 3 years ago, I think.

 - is this an occasional crash, or a constant one?
it happened two times, within 12 hours or so.

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