Subject: Re: LFS panic
To: Tobias Nygren <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/03/2006 12:49:46
On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 06:08:19PM +0100, Tobias Nygren wrote:
> When you unmounted the ffs filesystem the superblocks got updated,
> causing some random corruption on the LFS filesystem.
> I wouldn't expect any operating system to deal with such abuse
> gracefully ;)

	I would, but maybe that's asking a lot.  If the damage is limited to
the superblock it seems like the kernel should be able to do a few sanity
checks to at least avoid getting a fault.  (and maybe check against one
of the alternate superblocks to see if they match up)