Subject: Re: /etc/daily gets stuck
To: None <>
From: Paul Mather <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/11/2001 10:47:03
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Todd Vierling wrote:

=> No, it's just the root *filesystem*.  fstat doesn't tell you the physical
=> path of the file.
=> : I know ls can tell me the inode corresponding to a pathname.  Is there a
=> : command to do the reverse: to tell me the pathname corresponding to an
=> : inode number?
=> find ... -inum N

Okay, thanks.  But, alas, when I do that find, it also never returns,
and hangs around forever in the "vnlock" state.

Can anyone suggest the problem of which this is indicative?  Am I naive
in assuming that if there was a bad block, for example, eventually the
disk I/O would bomb out with EIO or similar?




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