Subject: Re: 1.4X and syncing of disks...
To: Brian Stark <email@example.com>
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/18/2000 09:58:27
Brian Stark wrote:
> I have 1.4X installed and upon executing "shutdown -r" I sometimes see
> messages like the following:
> syncing disks... 8 8 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 giving up
> When the machine is rebooted a number of the file systems are not clean
> and fsck is run automatically to clean them. This does not happen all the
> time, nor I have I seen this on NetBSD 1.4.2
> Most of the time the messages are like this:
> syncing disks... 3 2 done
> Any idea what might be causing this, or what I can do to try and figure
> out the exact cause of this?
Do you have an mfs /tmp? If so, try unmounting that first before you
reboot. I beleive the exact cause isn't known at the moment.