strange fsck results
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Sat Dec 27 03:31:04 UTC 2008
reese at adeptscience.com writes:
> I am running FreeBSD 6.3 as a VMware virtual server and am getting some
> strange results when I run fsck. When I run it in multi-user mode I get
> quite a few UNREF FILE errors but when I switch to single user mode
> fsck does not find any errors. Is this something I need to worry about
> and if it is how might I try to get fsck to repair them?
When you run fsck in multi-user mode, are you running it on a mounted
filesystem? In that case, those errors would be perfectly normal, since
the kernel will typically have several file handles open on each
filesystem it mounts.
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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