bin/121684: : dump(8) frequently hangs

Derek Kuliński takeda at
Mon Sep 1 20:18:09 UTC 2008

Hello Kevin,

Monday, September 1, 2008, 1:13:24 PM, you wrote:

> Thanks for the suggestion. I'm pretty sure I have done a full fsck, but
> not positive, so I will try one tomorrow. The system is in a location
> which is unmanned today due to the holiday, and a full fsck kind of needs
> either a human or remote console. 

> I have tried both with and without snapshots, so those don't seem to be
> the problem.

> In any case, I'll know more tomorrow.

You can also make a snapshot and run fsck on it.
According to the documentation, if system is good state, then fsck on
a snapshot should return no errors.

I don't know how does it work the other way (i.e. if there are no
errors shown, does that mean fs is ok?)

Best regards,
 Derek                            mailto:takeda at

Hey! It compiles! Ship it!

More information about the freebsd-stable mailing list