Subject: Re: umount pending error
To: Rob Quinn <>
From: Joachim Kuebart <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/16/2002 17:02:20
On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 09:54:32AM -0500, Rob Quinn wrote:
> >   syncing disks... 5 done
> >   /usr: umount pending error: blocks 21800 files 1124
> >   /var: umount pending error: blocks 136 files 4
>  I've seen the same thing for /, my only filesystem. I'm running a -current
> kernel from this morning, and I have softdeps enabled.  I don't recall seeing
> this on my Sparc5, only my Intel laptop. I think I first saw this a few weeks
> ago, but I'm not certain.
> > I only seem to get this after doing some rather heavy disk I/O (like doing
> > 'cd /usr/src ; cvs update -dP').  If I don't do a lot of disk I/O, I don't
> > have this problem.
>  For me the files that show up in /lost+found seem to be source/headers/man
> pages from recent package 'make update's. The dates varied, and some were owned
> by odd uids, suggesting they had come out of a tar ball.
> > Anyone have any idea what's going on?

I just want to add that I'm also seeing this on an Alpha (PC164).
All my file systems use softdeps, the sources are from Sunday.
Shortly after running I rebooted and ended up with hundreds
of files UNREF'd in lost+found. This happened twice in a row.

cu Jo