Subject: Re: LFS, corruption, & fsck?
To: Hans-Christian Becker <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/13/2000 20:05:55
On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 07:50:22AM +0200, Hans-Christian Becker wrote:
> Hi all.
> After a recent crash due to root brain damage, the kernel panicked 
> because of fs corruption when trying to write to /home, which lives 
> on a LFS partition. Since fsck_lfs cannot write to the disk, what is 
> the way out of such a situation? I had plenty of space on /usr/pkg, 
> so I could backup /home and do a "reformat and reinstall", but that 
> feels crude. Any hints? (This is -current on macppc.)

Unfortunably, there's no other way to solve the problem with LFS (yet ?)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.