Can't fsck disk - now what?
h_saro at yahoo.com
Sat May 24 04:00:34 PDT 2003
try mount -a -t ufs then /sbin/fsck in single user
--- David Fleck <dcf at aracnet.com> wrote:
> Using 4.6 release.
> OK, I was browsing happily in Mozilla when the
> system became completely
> unresponsive - couldn't ping it, couldn't get a
> response from any of the
> VTs. So I reboot:
> Automatic boot in progress...
> [... Several filesystems found clean, messages
> deleted ... ]
> /dev/ad0s1f: clean, 1201402 free (522 frags, 150110
> blocks, 0.0%
> /dev/ad0s1f: UNKNOWN FILE TYPE I=1640145
> /dev/ad0s1f: UNEXPECTED SOFT UPDATE INCONSISTENCY;
> RUN fsck MANUALLY.
> THE FOLLOWING FILE SYSTEM HAD AN UNEXPECTED
> /dev/ad0s1f (/usr)
> Automatic file system check failed . . . help!
> "Help", indeed. /usr is not a partition I want to be
> I drop to /bin/sh, and discover, to my great unhappy
> surprise, that
> I don't have fsck in /bin. WTF???
> OK, fine. I fire up the live filesystem CD.
> I go to the main menu, then the Fixit option. I
> start the live
> filesystem, then try to fsck:
> Fixit# fsck /dev/ad0s1f
> Can't stat /dev/ad0s1f: no such file or directory
> oh joy. sure enough, in /dev, there's an ad0s1, but
> that's it. no
> Maybe if I copy fsck to one of the partitions that
> still mount? Tried
> $ ./fsck /dev/ad0s1f
> WARNING: R/W mount of /usr denied. Filesystem is not
> clean - run fsck
> fsck: /dev/ad0s1f: Operation not permitted
> Right. The fsck on the CD works, but can't see the
> partition; the fsck on
> the drive sees the partition, but won't fsck the
> damned thing. In short,
> what the f*** do I do now?
> David Fleck
> dcf at aracnet.com
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