Subject: Re: i386 1.4Q hangs nonrandomly?
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: David Maxwell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/28/2000 15:46:35
On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 12:48:45PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <200001281833.KAA01010@lestat.nas.nasa.gov>, Jason Thorpe writes:
> >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.
> I found a workaround.
> # kill 1
> Enter pathname[...]
> # sync
> # sync
> # tunefs -A -n enable /dev/rwd0a
> # [hit power switch]
Even in my current mental state, that makes me very uncomfortable - rewriting
the FS superblock and then hitting the power switch?
Aren't you risking fs problems on your next boot there?
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