After Seamonkey browser crash, fsck_ffs is taking forever
erichsfreebsdlist at alogt.com
Sat Apr 5 10:49:27 UTC 2014
On Sat, 5 Apr 2014 01:57:03 -0700 (PDT)
Thomas Mueller <mueller6724 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> This is the partition mounted as /home, where most of the user data
> is, and I was able to copy (rsync) out most of the user data to a
> partition on a Western Digital MyBook 3 TB USB 3.0 drive.
did rsync have had to copy a lot of data? If yes, rsync is then very,
> Main hard drive is Western Digital Caviar Green 3 TB.
> How long should I let this continue? I could copy out as much more
On 3TB and a full copy under rsync? I would estimate up to three days.
If you want to make a simple copy, use even things like cp -avp and
you will get the copy much much faster.
> I intend, after fsck_ffs -y from NetBSD terminates, or I terminate it
> with Ctrl-C, to open the computer and look for dust or loose
> connection. I think I will do the latter this evening (like about 16
> hours from now).
You can always do that.
> This hard drive was bought late May 2011, now barely inside the
> three-year warranty.
Ok, test it after you have the copy and see how well it behaves.
How about SMART?
> Maybe I should buy another hard drive just in case, Western Digital,
> Green or maybe Red or Black?
When possible, I would buy from another manufacturer.
> I would also very much like to know how to block annoyance web
> domains such as *.doubleclick.net .
Mine has some 200 000 entries. Most sites look totally different when I
do not use it.
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