UFS file system problem in either stable or current
pmes at btinet.net
Wed Oct 22 04:23:22 PDT 2003
Dan Strick wrote:
> There seems to be an inconsistency between release 4.9-RC and 5.1 ufs
> support. If I fsck the same ufs (type 1 of course) file system on
> both releases, each claims that the other has left incorrect
> summary data in the superblock. Presumably only one can be correct.
> I just don't know which to blame.
> I couldn't find a FreeBSD problem report about bad summary data.
> I will submit one, but since FreeBSD 4.9 is about to be released,
> someone might like to check this out.
> I happen to have multiple FreeBSD operating systems installed on
> the same computer. This might also be an issue if you move an
> external disk between computers. I don't know if the problem shows
> up on all file systems. It seems to happen on all the half dozen
> or so of the file systems that my 4.9-RCx and 5.1 systems share.
There is no problem AFAIK, you just have to fsck with the matching
executable. A lot has changed with FreeBSD 5, spend some time with the
-current archive and you will learn more. I'm sure you noticed how your
findings are consistently inconsistent.
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