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Re: continuous crashing 5.99.39

2010/10/10 David Holland <>:
> On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 05:39:16PM +0200, Juergen Hannken-Illjes wrote:
>  > Looks ok, beside the fact that ffs_hashalloc() should not return an
>  > allocated inode.  Sorry, have no more ideas.
> It sounds to me like cg_initediblk in one or more of his cylinder
> groups is garbaged, and it looks like fsck_ffs has no idea how to
> either check it or repair it.

I agree, that it looks like that fsck_ffs lacks at least one check.

> I may be missing something, as I don't completely understand the
> ramifications of the background inode clearing. But even if I'm not,
> I'm not sure how to recover from this...

More or less easy (when not on the road with only this machine ^^):
backup (e.g. tar), umount, newfs; restore


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