Subject: Re: i386 1.4Q hangs nonrandomly?
To: David Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/2000 10:33:24
On Fri, 28 Jan 2000 10:24:12 -0400
David Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 03:06:51AM -0500, maximum entropy wrote:
> > # tunefs -N /dev/rwd0a # reports softdeps disabled
> > # mount -u / # or you could reboot to multiuser
> > # tunefs -N /dev/rwd0a # reports softdeps enabled!!!
> That's the proper, if unintuitive, operation of mount -u.
> You didn't specify any options, so it took the fstab defaults. From
> MOUNT(8): re: -u
The problem is that the tunefs's change of the superblock was undone
by the file system writing its copy of the superblock back out to disk.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>