Subject: Re: fsck bug corrupting filesystem on start
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
Date: 05/22/2000 23:35:03
At 10:16 Uhr +0200 22.5.2000, Shawn P. Neugebauer wrote:
>First problem: (current) GENERIC-29 had problems with SCSI. Used SBC-29, and
>the drives + geometries seemed to be id'd correctly.
>Third (big) problem: got as far as
> Automatic boot ...
> /dev/rsd1a: FREE BLK COUNT(S) WRONG...
> /dev/rsd1a: 1862 files...
>and I got a bus error in sbc_pdma_out() in fsck_ffs. But the worst part is
>whatever happens on the way down corrupts the filesystem so that only a
>reinstall will fix it.
Have you tried both SCSI drivers (ncrscsi and sbc)? I don't think fsck(8)
is to blame, as there is little it can do if the SCSI driver does not come
to terms with your disk.
"It's never straight up and down" (DEVO)