Subject: Re: Nightmare File Corruptions with 1.6Q - FFS?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: David S. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/2003 19:11:11
> I have a build of 1.6Q (i386) from cvs source dated April 5th. It's
> been running continuously since then, with a couple of reboots thrown
> in just to see how they would go. (This release is available here:
> http://www.ruptured-duck.com/NetBSD/i386/ if anyone thinks it might be
> of use.)
> Also, I must confess that I have had a hard time determining exactly
> what kinds of situations people are running afoul of; can someone boil
> it all down for me: what's the problemo here? Is it just with the new
> fsck binaries (which I have NOT run! <g>), or is it only with mounts
> of ext2 filesystems, or whut?
I have 1.6Q from 4 April running on two i386 systems, likewise without
any problems. Forcing an 'fsck' on clean partitions from each yieled a
"SUMMARY INFORMATION BAD" message in both cases, plus a "FREE BLK COUNT(S)
WRONG IN SUPERBLK" on one. But other than that, everything seems fine.