filesystems not properly unmounted
yuval_levy at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 2 22:54:54 GMT 2005
--- "J. T. Farmer" <jfarmer at goldsword.com> wrote:
> yuval levy wrote:
> >--- Dick Davies <rasputnik at hellooperator.net>
> >>* Yuval Levy <yuval_levy at yahoo.com> [0647 15:47]:
> >>>Is it possible to fix this issue? from the
> >>description it seems to me
> >>>that the issue got worse since freebsd 5.3
> >>(assuming Maxi's root
> >>>partition is ufs2).
> >>If it's a pain to remeber, maybe try sticking
> >>something in rc.shutdown?
> >Thank you for trying to help, but I do not find
> >reply helpful. That's a quick and dirty fix, not a
> >How would you feel if your car dealer would tell
> >that the car is just fine, you only have to
> >every time before you start it, to chew a gum and
> >stick the chewing gum on that little hole from
> >some liquid spills before you start it?
> >Quick and dirty fixes are ok for the short term,
> >this issue has been around for too long. I wish I
> >the knowledge to fix it...
> Bad analogy. It's not his responsibility to fix it
> either temporary
> or permanent. He's more like a another driver (just
> like you,
> driving a similar car/OS) that is passing by. He's
> a way for you to function (eg, get home) until a
> fix is found.
I did not imply it was his responsibility to fix the
issue. Like you say, John, he is like another driver
driving a similar car. We are both stuck with this
issue. But I was talking of those driver considering
this car model. Would you buy a car that is known to
Anyway, I am just trying to stirr some talk and get
some attention to an issue which I find important.
Maybe somebody with the appropriate skills will read
this and fix the issue.
In my opinion, an O/S that can not handle the most
popular file systems is handicapped in a world of
Even worse, in my opinion, is a O/S that has tools to
handle a file system but does it in a way that can
result in data loss.
Users like me will see it as an O/S fault and will
move to another O/S.
As I stated when I first got into this issue, it is
temporary for me since the machine affected will be
migrated to UFS once the new RAID subsystem is
installed. Nevertheless I believe that the issue is a
serious handicap and should be fixed. I do not have
the skills to fix it, else I'd give it a try.
Is there anybody out there that know how to fix the
problem of ext2 partitions in freebsd?
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