fsck locks up SMP system (5.3-REL)
marco at beishuizen.info
Wed Dec 22 06:53:12 PST 2004
On stardate Wed, 22 Dec 2004, the wise O. Hartmann entered:
> Dear Marco.
> Thanks. In my case, FreeBSD 5.3 dies in single user mode on nearly each disk
> activity (it is obviously a FreeBSD 5.3-issue with
> my ASUS CUR-DLS based system).
> Please take a look at fsck_ffs(8) man page. There is at the end of the
> description of the options an explanation of the lost+find facility.
> Obviously orphaned files and directories (and in most cases those which are
> expected to be some of them) are gathered and reconnected in lost+found. My
> 'periodic' cron-job deletes the contents of lost+found every 7 days.
Well the problem didn't dissappear. I was just checking the filesystem with
the midnight commander, and suddenly mc froze in "ufs"-state. Now I'm
running fsck again.
Idiot Box, n.:
The part of the envelope that tells a person where to place the
stamp when they can't quite figure it out for themselves.
-- Rich Hall, "Sniglets"
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