ufs_dirbad: bad dir panic (Was Areca Weirdness)
tom at samplonius.org
Mon Nov 20 16:24:56 PST 2006
----- Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> > > > > >> If I newfs it, and copy data to it, I have no problem
> > > initially.
> > I can repeat this 100% now, by copying data onto the drive then
> > and remounting it. I have a core dump if anyone can tell me what
> info to
> > get from it:
> > Version String: FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE #0: Wed Nov 15 19:57:01 GMT
> > root at monitor.shorewood-epc.co.uk:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/P6NOUSB
> > Panic String: ufs_dirbad: bad dir
> Run fsck -fy on the filesystem, this is a common symptom of a
> corrupted filesystem.
I think the OP knows the filesystem is corrupted. The problem is why does the filesystem get corrupted? The OP says he can corrupt the filesystem on demand after a newfs. So it could be the Areca driver, or even bad hardware.
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