Subject: Re: LFS partition limitations
To: Phil Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/04/2000 13:03:36
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 03:58:51PM -0700, Phil Nelson wrote:
> >I've yet to see a
> >NetBSD system requiring a manual fsck after an unclean shutdown (other than
> >because of hardware issues).
> Well, I have. I see about 2 a year on my NetBSD/pc532. It typically
> happens when I'm doing a build and have a power failure. It happened
> a couple of weeks ago on 1.5ALPHA. It looks like /tmp gets messed up.
> I can do a "fsck -y /dev/xxx" and have it back. Most of the power
> fails come back just fine. Also, I have not lost anything critical in
> power fail manual fsck situations.
Hum, maybe there's issue with write caching on the disk side ?
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr