Subject: Re: bogus "/dev/wd0c: file system not clean (fs_flags=1); please fsck(8)"
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2002 14:52:43
In article <MOBYDICKAkK5LqN33HF0000022a@mobydick.int.entrisphere.com>,
Tad Hunt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I do the following:
> sh# newfs /dev/rwd0c
> [newfs output elided]
> sh# mount /dev/wd0c /mnt
> sh# echo foo > /mnt/xxx
> sh# mount -u -o ro /mnt
> /dev/wd0c: file system not clean (fs_flags=1); please fsck(8)
> sh# fsck /dev/rwd0c
> ** /dev/rwd0c (NO WRITE)
> ** File system is clean; not checking
>I don't expect to see that warning, since I'm simply downgrading
>the access to read only, without unmounting the partition.
>Furthermore, if I run an fsck at the subsequent shell prompt, it
>tells me the filesystem is clean.
>Is this the correct behavior, or am I just on crack?
>I'm running NetBSD-1.5. Is this problem fixed on a more recent
The NO WRITE should be a hint, unmount it and then try fsck again.