Base System Rebuild

ETHAN HOUSE (RIT Student) ewh2048 at
Wed Dec 11 07:07:58 UTC 2013

The VMHost is on a journaled file system so that shouldn't happen. It's
also on a UPS.

It was setup on a single partition, so newfs is not possible.

Ethan House

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM, Erich Dollansky <
erichsfreebsdlist at> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:46:52 -0800
> "ETHAN HOUSE (RIT Student)" <ewh2048 at> wrote:
> > It was a VM.
> you mean that it is?
> >
> > Problem is the person who set up this machine had never used FreeBSD
> > before and made a lot of really weird mistakes. I think the best
> > course of action is to just create a new VM image and start from
> > scratch.
> But damaging the file system should have nothing to do with it. With an
> UPS, the file system only gets damages when the kernel crashes with
> open writes.
> If possible, I would not install a new image but try to do a newfs on
> as many partitions as possible. If the machine is setup with the new
> approach of having only one partition, this is not possible.
> Erich

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