Subject: Re: filesystem issues after rude powerdown
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Brian <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/04/2004 05:26:06
On Tuesday, August 3, 2004, at 08:14 AM, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:


>>> /sbin/sysctl kern.rawpartition
>>> if it is 3:
>>> dd bs=512 count=13 if=/dev/zero seek=756 of=/dev/rwd0d (on i387
>>> if it is 2:
>>> dd bs=512 count=13 if=/dev/zero seek=756 of=/dev/rwd0c


 >Ah... those were file system block numbers, but it is translating them 
 >disk blocks (the wd0 bn 4782688 part).
 >Translate my recipe appropriately - this might help you.

Just wanted to followup;

This seems to have worked great, I've had no issues since forcing a 
write to these blocks, been about 3 weeks.  I did not disable the write 
cache, but it seems to have been OK.  I've been meaning to fill up /tmp 
and see what happens...

Thanks for all the help;


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