Subject: Re: fsck really unhappy...
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/01/1997 12:31:54
> I've been fooling around with a 486 machine running NetBSD-1.2G (I
> think, it's a current from early June),
What does the /etc/motd say your kernel version is?
> getting the machine in
> power-saving, suspended mode
I wouldn't play with that if I were you. Our APM support is somewhat
> Now on boottime fsck fails with a `Bus Error'. Manual execution of
> fsck results in the same behaviour except for the added core dump. A
> ktrace showed that fsck reads the fstab file and core dumps shortly
> after that. It never comes to start any actual filesystem
> check. When I empty fstab altogether fsck does not coredump (it does
> not do much either, of course). Doing a direct fsck_ffs (-p) on the
> filesystems in questions works fine, so that's in my current
It sounds like you may have nuked your fsck executable. I'd try
removing and replacing the thing. Have you tried that?