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Re: File corruption?
Sorry for not being specific. When I do the shutdown on a subsequent reboot all the filesystems are dirty forcing fsck to run. Sometimes it finds some minor errors and repairs them.
I’m running xfce4, so when I do the “shutdown -r now” I see xfce4 and X exit bringing me back to the console display that was active when I booted the system. As it goes thru the normal shutdown process it reaches a point where I get the assertion error (something like “uvm_page locked against owner”) followed by a stack trace and then quickly followed by the system rebooting. There is no crash file generated.
I haven’t changed any crash parameters from the stock setup. I seem to recall there used to be one for kernel crashes, but can’t find it now. I guess next step is to boot up with the “-d” flag and see if I can get something useful. Is that correct?
On Jan 19, 2020, at 9:52 AM, Greg Troxel <gdt%lexort.com@localhost> wrote:
> Robert Nestor <rnestor%mac.com@localhost> writes:
>> I’ve downloaded and installed 9.99.38 (Jan 17 build) and the original
>> problem I was seeing with “git” is gone. However, I’m now seeing a
>> new problem with file corruption, but it only seems to happen when I
>> do a normal shutdown. If I do a “shutdown -r now” to shutdown and
> You say "corruption", but then you say "filesystems are dirty". Are you
> actually finding files with bad contents?
>> reboot the system I see a crash during the shutdown phase and on
>> subsequent reboot the filesystems are all dirty. There is an assertion
>> about uvm_page I think, but it quickly disappears on the reboot.
> Are you saying that if you "shutdown now", that the system shuts down
> with the crash? And that there are then files with bad contents?
>> Is there a log file someplace that is written on the shutdown or is
>> there an easy way for me to capture the traceback before it disappears
>> off my screen? There’s no crash file produced.
> crash dumps may not be enabled. You could also enable ddb and do the
> shutdown not using X, and then get a trace there.
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