Subject: Re: softdeps and 1.6 (was Re: xfs support)
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/03/2003 00:08:34
On Mon, Mar 31, 2003 at 11:40:48PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> [...]
> 	The biggest problems I've had was a powerfailure during a massive
> 	directory tree removal - had to run fsck -y in order to ignore the
> 	fact lost+found filled up with deleted files: Took a couple of
> 	hours to run, and a sparc10 nfs server (sometime before 1.6) which
> 	just choked.

Ran into this too (on current). I had to run fsck -yf several times to
get a clean filesystem back. maybe because of the full lost+found,
fsck got the inode reference count bits wrong.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference