Subject: Re: ffs compatibility added, fsck may complain
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Darrin B. Jewell <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/2004 00:47:32
Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
> > Ok.  I don't understand why 'fsck_ffs -b 32 -c 4' didn't set the
> > FS_FLAGS_UPDATED bit in fs_old_flags, which should cause the kernel
> > to quiet the error.
> That one didn't work for me, either. It claimed to, but apparently
> nothing was changed. I did "fsck -Tffs:-b32", and then "fsck -Tffs:-c4",
> and each seemed to work, as viewed by "dumpfs". I guess it's doing the
> "-c4" first, then overwriting its work with "-b32"?

Hm. Interesting point.  I think fsck_ffs should be able to handle
the options in one pass, but there may be a bug.

Certainly doing the '-b 32' first and then the '-c 4' as
a separate pass would be fine.