Subject: Re: ext2 support
To: None <>
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?St=E9phane?= Witzmann <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/30/2005 14:45:08
Pavel Cahyna wrote:

> 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.

No, it wasn't mounted.

> Also, try using /dev/rwd1e.

It seems that there is no hangup with /dev/rwd1e (NetBSD 2.0.2). I also had
no hangup with current (3.99.10) and /dev/wd1e, but I tried that only once.

So, what's the difference between /dev/wd1e and /dev/rwd1e ?

> Pavel Cahyna