Files get broken
sp.ibm at gmx.de
Sun Aug 14 10:29:04 GMT 2005
my FreeBSD 5.4 release system makes some annoying things which I don't
understand. I use gmirror to mirror two IDE discs which seems to work
without problems until now.
I also use gbde to encrypt one data partition, but this partition seems NOT
be affected for now, so I guess it's not a gbde related problem.
Some day's ago I would modify /boot/loader.conf (on /dev/mirror/gm0s1a).
As I opened the file in vi I saw just a line full of garbage. I was
confused a little bit, then I decided to rewrite the file
from (my human) memory, fortunately there were just two lines.
Now, some days later, I found another file which was corrupted.
It was a copy of /etc/fstab named /etc/fstab.orig (on /dev/mirror/gm0s1a).
If I open the file I see, again, only garbage:
Can anyone imagine whats going on? What does my system?
I'm scared because the FreeBSD box is my fileserver storing my whole
media library. Many thanks for help in advance!
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