SVNews r332530

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2018-04-16 03:40:12 - r332530 by mav (Alexander Motin)

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  History   Contents   Diff   MODIFY   /stable/11/sys/cddl/contrib/opensolaris/uts/common/fs/zfs/spa.c  
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Commit message:

MFC r329765: MFV r329762: 8961 SPA load/import should tell us why it failed


When we fail to open or import a storage pool, we typically don't get any
additional diagnostic information, just "no pool found" or "can not import".

While there may be no additional user-consumable information, we should at
least make this situation easier to debug/diagnose for developers and support.
For example, we could start by using `zfs_dbgmsg()` to log each thing that we
try when importing, and which things failed. E.g. "tried uberblock of txg X
from label Y of device Z". Also, we could log each of the stages that we go
through in `spa_load_impl()`.

Reviewed by: George Wilson <>
Reviewed by: Matthew Ahrens <>
Reviewed by: Andrew Stormont <>
Approved by: Dan McDonald <>
Author: Pavel Zakharov <>


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