Subject: Re: fsck really unhappy...
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/01/1997 12:31:54 writes:
> 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
> /etc/rc.

It sounds like you may have nuked your fsck executable. I'd try
removing and replacing the thing.  Have you tried that?