Subject: Re: fsck and others die with Floating Point exception
To: None <>
From: Ken Nakata <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/10/1995 13:07:07
   Date: Thu, 9 Mar 1995 14:45:27 -0500
   From: Ken Nakata <>

      Date: Thu, 9 Mar 1995 21:02:55 +0900
      From: (Yoshihisa Sugimoto)
      Cc: macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG

      At  1:06 PM 95.3.8 -0500, Ken Nakata wrote:
      >   # ./fsck -d
      >   ** /dev/rsd1a (NO WRITE)
      >   &sblock 2e000, &altsblock 31000, sblock.fs_sbsize, 800
      >Are these block addresses same to those MacOS side MKFS reported?  My
      >Quantum 540M drive looks like having different geometries to MKFS and
      >the kernel, and that *might* make the kernel look other places for
      >alternate superblocks than where MKFS placed.

      I didn't record the block addresses MKFS reported. So I cannot compare

   I think you can run MKFS without really formatting the partition and
   see what it says, can't you?

Sorry, I wasn't using my brain when I wrote this.  You can see the
geometry without formatting a partition, but can't see super block