Glenn Sieb ges+lists at
Fri Sep 18 03:39:49 UTC 2009

Chris Hickey said the following on 9/17/09 6:29 PM:
> A friend installed this program and I don't know how to use it. Everything
> was fine until the power went out and when it booted back up it said
> "/dev/amrd0s1d: unexpected soft update inconsistency: run fsck manually .
> the following file system had an inconsistency: ufs: /dev/amrd0s1d (/var)
> Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh.
> If you could give me a step by step of what to do that would be awesome. I
> tried sending this to your bug department and they told me to talk to you.

When you see the "Enter full pathname of shell.." just hit the
Enter/Return key on your keyboard.

At the command prompt, type:

fsck -y /var

(If there is more than one file system that needs fixing, you can put
that on the command line as well:)

fsck -y /var /usr etc.etc.etc.

Wait until it's done. Once you get the command prompt back (it looks
like #), type <CTRL><D> to log out, which should complete the boot process.

Good luck,

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