Subject: Re: LFS on multi-processor systems
To: Brian de Alwis <>
From: David Holland <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/18/2007 19:56:40
On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 04:22:30PM -0700, Brian de Alwis wrote:
 > [*] My FFS filesystem was recently hosed: my battery was running
 >     low, and the machine hung hard when I plugged in the adapter.
 >     On reboot, the filesystem was hosed, and fsck made many repairs.
 >     Subsequent fscks reported the filesystem as clean, but reinstalling
 >     the OS would result in panics about dup allocs.

Clean as in "unmounted successfully" or clean as in "fsck -f runs to
completion without complaining"? The latter would be alarming; the
former is why sometimes one needs to use fsck -f.

   - David A. Holland /