Subject: Re: ext2 support
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?St=E9phane?= Witzmann <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/30/2005 13:23:44
On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 12:33:38PM +0100, Stéphane Witzmann wrote:
> Now question 2 : every time I fscked this ext2 partition (even before I put
> any data on it), the system hung up soon after fsck returned. The first
> time, it hung up when I synced, and right now (after copying the data) I
> could sync but mount didn't return.
> $ fsck.ext2 -f /dev/wd1e
> ...
> $ sync
> $ mount
> /dev/wd0a on / type ffs (soft dependencies, local)
> /dev/wdoe on /home type ffs (soft dependencies, local)
> kernfs on /kern type kernfs (local)
> At this point, I can type stuff but not switch to another tty.
> This is not a permanent hangup, the system seems to go back to normal a few
> minutes later.

Do you have /dev/wd1e mounted? Don't run fsck on it if you have.

Also, try using /dev/rwd1e.

Pavel Cahyna