fsck gave up on me!
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Nov 3 06:51:59 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, lawrence.petrykanyn at sympatico.ca wrote:
> I have been using FreeBSD 6.2 for a couple of months now with no major
> snags. Until now. I did a portupgrade this morning and afterwards,
> when I logged in as a user into Gnome, my desktop was missing most of
> the programs (Accessories, System Tools, etc.).
> I rebooted the machine and "that other" terminal screen came up
> (Single User?) and I was prompted to "run fsck manually" so I did so.
> Well, fsck gave up on me. I have no idea what happened or why. Can
> anyone help me understand what is going on with my machine and any
> possible actions I can take to resolve this?
> Script started on Fri Nov 2 17:13:22 2007
> You have mail.
> root# fscd[Kk
> ** /dev/ad1s1a (NO WRITE)
> ** Last Mounted on /
> ** Root file system
> ** Phase 1 - Check Blocks and Sizes
> CANNOT READ BLK: 524544
> CONTINUE? [yn] y
> THE FOLLOWING DISK SECTORS COULD NOT BE READ: 524544,
That looks like a hard drive going bad.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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