Directory not empty

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Feb 25 03:35:30 GMT 2005

In the last episode (Feb 25), T.F. Cheng said:
> man, you are right, I now recall there was a crash
> during the last portupgrade. And there is "
> fsck MANUALLY." in my /var/log. 
> Guess the mystery is solved.
> Then why do I have to reboot first then run bgfsck?
> Can I run this myself without rebooting? 

Actually running a 2nd bgfsck probably won't work, since it'll just hit
the same problem.  A regular fsck has to be run on a dismounted volume,
and booting single-user is the easiest way of doing that.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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