Subject: Re: Hard drive corruption b/c of altq?
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Dobromir Montauk <email@example.com>
Date: 07/20/2003 13:23:36
Thanks, the problem was fixed when we upgraded everything to 1.6.1. It
appears that the kernel was a -current kernel, but the rest of the system
On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Robert Elz wrote:
> Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2003 16:53:12 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Dobromir Montauk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>
> | We've deployed NetBSD 1.6 on half a dozen servers. We have the kernel
> | compiled with all the ALTQ & IPSEC tags enabled on half the servers - the
> | other half don't have ALTQ.
> Are you sure the ALTQ enabled kernel is a 1.6 kernel, and not -current ?
> What does uname -r report about it ? (and the other one).
> If you were running a -current kernel sometimes, and a 1.6 (or 1.6.1)
> kernel at other times, all this would be explained - -current updates
> some of the super block fields differently than 1.6[.1] fsck expects.
> You need fsck sources from -current as well (but compiled under 1.6)
> to be able to switch back and forth between those two kernels.
> If this is the problem, there most likely is no real file system
> corruption, just the appearance of it.