Bug 241117 - zfs_unlinked_drain takes "forever" for over-quota ZFS filesystems
Summary: zfs_unlinked_drain takes "forever" for over-quota ZFS filesystems
Status: Closed Overcome By Events
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: kern (show other bugs)
Version: 11.2-RELEASE
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Some People
Assignee: freebsd-fs (Nobody)
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-10-07 14:36 UTC by Peter Eriksson
Modified: 2021-02-20 12:43 UTC (History)
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Description Peter Eriksson 2019-10-07 14:36:43 UTC
When rebooting a server "zfs mount -a" can take "forever" (or atleast a silly amount of time) if there is a ZFS filesystems that are at or over 'refquota' when the kernel tries to execute "zfs_unlinked_drain" (and that filesystem has unlinked stuff to drain).

This effective allows a user to cause a denial-of-service if the server happens to reboot due to a bug...


Make sure "zfs mount" is done in the background in the /etc/rc.d/zfs startup script - so that you can get a login prompt, and then give the filesystem more quota so progress can continue.
Comment 1 Peter Eriksson 2021-02-20 12:43:29 UTC
I'm closing this bug. Hopefully things will behave nicer with OpenZFS in the future :-)