Subject: Re: ffs compatibility added, fsck may complain
To: Darrin B. Jewell <email@example.com>
From: walt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/10/2004 20:56:47
Darrin B. Jewell wrote:
> I added the following to src/UPDATING
> Compatibility for old ffs superblock layouts has been
> added, and the restrictive fsck checks have been reenabled
> when using those layouts. If you have been using -current
> since 20030402, you may find that fsck again signals fatal
> superblock mismatches. To work around, you can use
> fsck -b 32 to restore an alternate superblock.
This worked fine one one -current machine, but on my other very
similar i386 box I got a 'floating-point exception' error from fsck.
I have no idea why the two machines are behaving differently -- I'm
rebuilding the problem system now, but both systems compiled cleanly
earlier today. There should really be no difference between them.