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Date:      Tue, 08 Dec 2009 09:59:31 +0300
From:      cronfy <cronfy@sprinthost.ru>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   FreeBSD is too filesystem errors sensitive 
Message-ID:  <4B1DF953.4050504@sprinthost.ru>

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Hello.

Please forgive me for probably a very stupid question. But why is 
FreeBSD so sensitive to filesystem errors that it ends up with panics 
like 'freeing free block' or 'ffs_valloc: dup alloc'? I just can't get 
it. Failed to allocate vnode? Go allocate another one! Freeing free 
block? Leave it free then! I understand these situations should never 
happen, but the hell why is it required to panic and kill everything 
that would be working happily even if something very disasterous happen 
to /backup partition, in example?

Would be very appreciated if someone could explain that... thanks.



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