Subject: Re: Nightmare File Corruptions with 1.6Q - FFS?
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/2003 23:44:09
Thus spake Herb Peyerl ("HP> ") sometime Today...

HP> It probably ran out of pre-allocated directory entries.

*What* pre-allocated directory entries?  We haven't had mklost+found
since 4.3.

[I think you mean that the directory filled its limit of direct
data blocks, which is eminently possible with a few thousand files.
The FS reconnection code in fsck doesn't allocate indirects for
lost+found (which it probably should, but the problem is obviously
sufficiently non-trivial that nobody has bothered to implement the

NetBSD: your basement or mine?