Rare problems in upgrade process (corrupted FS?)

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Fri Sep 26 11:13:18 UTC 2008

On 2008-Sep-26 12:22:55 +0200, Jordi Espasa Clofent <jespasac at minibofh.org> wrote:
>1) I do the sync process with csup(1); next I go into 
>/usr/src/sys/amd64/conf to edit the GENERIC file (I use a custimized 
>kernels) and this file doesn't exists.

You might like to check your CVSup site against
to confirm it is updating correctly.  GENERIC should exist.

>* I reboot the machine (because of I suspect a very weird FS problem), 
>boot in single user mode and do a 'fsck -fy'. Effectively, the fsck(8) 
>found and repair several errors. Epecially, one error claims my 
>attention: SUPERBLOCK.

It might have been useful if you had kept a record of the exact
messages.  If you repeat the fsck, does it now report any problems?

If you are using an up-to-date CVSup mirror, my next suggestion
would be hardware problems.

Peter Jeremy
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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