Drives always come up dirty after shutdown on 6.2-PRERELEASE.
joe at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 2 11:10:25 UTC 2006
On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 09:44:07AM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 02:16:12PM +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > I'm not really on the ball with reading the lists now-a-days, and so
> > I've not idea whether this has been discussed already.
> > On my laptop running 6.2-PRERELEASE the drives always mount dirty, which
> > suggests that they are not being shutdown clean; however the machine
> > always syncs the disks and switches itself off after a 'shutdown -p
> > now', and so I'm not sure what it could be.
> > Has anyone else seen this?
> I haven't seen any other reports of this. Have you tried running a
> "fsck -f" on the drives? It's possible there's a latent error that
> isn't being fixed by bgfsck.
Closer investigation reveals that I've getting this error:
laptop# fsck -B /var
background fsck lacks a snapshot
So, that explains it. The background fsck isn't running. So, any ideas
why it isn't snapshotting?
laptop# ls -ld /var/.snap
drwxrwx--- 2 root operator 512 Oct 2 12:09 /var/.snap
Josef Karthauser (joe at tao.org.uk) http://www.josef-k.net/
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