Subject: Re: problem with fsck_ffs
To: Thorsten Frueauf <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/18/1998 16:05:17
On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, Thorsten Frueauf wrote:

> Hello!
> > I seem to remember a warning somewhere, that fsck will choke and die on
> > trying to fix certain problems if it doesn't have any swap space.  That
> > would normally be the case when it's started by "rc." Perhaps you could
> > try `swapctl -A ; fsck -p' from single user mode.
> Ugh. Thanx for that hint, I will try that next week (I don't have the
> machine here right nowto try). If it was the problem I will send-pr it,
> as this is not supposed to happen I guess. On the other hand I would
> be glad if this fixes my fs :)

Never mind! I just noticed that my swap partitions ARE mounted before the
filesystem checks. Evidently, that particular problem was resolved some
time ago. Wish I could be of more help.