tunefs problem

David Kirchner dpk at dpk.net
Sat Oct 8 00:21:00 PDT 2005

On 10/8/05, Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar.homelinux.net> wrote:
> I am trying to enable tunefs for my filesystem but I get the following:
> -------------
> # tunefs -n enable /
> tunefs: soft updates cannot be enabled until fsck is run
> tunefs: /dev/ad2s1a: failed to write superblock
> -------------
> But AFAIK fsck is not running.
> What am I missing here?
> Regards,
> Sasa

It means that you need to run fsck on the partition before you can
enable softupdates. Something like "fsck -y /" will do it.

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