[arch-general] journalctl and I/O errors

Paul Gideon Dann pdgiddie at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 05:52:07 EST 2014

On Thursday 30 Jan 2014 11:46:38 Nowaker wrote:
> > A couple months ago, I started getting I/O errors (see below) 
> > I tried to do journalctl
> You are able to read all the journald files, aren't you? You are running
> cp -r so it looks like so. `cp` would die with non-zero exit status if
> there were read errors I guess. If it's possible to read the file,
> journalctl should not segfault IMO, so it should be OK to file an issue.

IO errors can also cause a process to hang, and enter the dreaded "D" 
state.  These processes usually can't be killed, because they're blocked 
in the kernel.


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