Subject: Re: fsck strangeness
To: Kazushi Marukawa <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 11/19/2001 22:39:07
On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 05:25:17PM -0600, Kazushi Marukawa wrote:
> Hi,
> With i386 SMP NetBSD kernel, fsck stoped working correctly.
> The boot time message shows following messages.  I attached
> a part of the message.  The problem of this message is that
> it shows /dev/rwd0e strange order and wrong.  The wd0e
> partition was clean, but fsck said not clean.  It should
> appear between wd0a and wd0f lines, but appeared after DHCP
> configuration.
> I did fsck by hand after this boot, but fsck said it's clean.
> I rebooted machine, this time the order of messages are
> still strange, but there was no wrong information.
> ...
> swapctl: adding /dev/wd0b as swap device at priority 0
> Automatic boot in progress: starting file system checks.
> /dev/rwd0a: file system is clean; not checking
> /dev/rwd0f: file system is clean; not checking
> Setting tty flags.
> ...
> Starting dhclient.
> Internet Software Consortium DHCP Client V3.0rc10
> Copyright 1995-2001 Internet Software Consortium.
> All rights reserved.
> For info, please visit
> Listening on BPF/ex0/00:10:4b:24:4a:b4
> Sending on   BPF/ex0/00:10:4b:24:4a:b4
> Sending on   Socket/fallback
> DHCPREQUEST on ex0 to port 67
> DHCPACK from
> New Host Name: c688036-a
> New Network Number: /
> vewd Broadcast Addreess:
>  bound to 24.17./3.181 -- renewalw in 220125 secondds.
> 0e: file system not clean (fs_clean=1); please fsck(8)   <<<< strange wd0e mes.

This is printed when the filesystem is mounted, not by fsck. It seems fsck is
not run on this filesystem
Please check you have '1 2' at the end of you wd0e entry in fstab.

Manuel Bouyer <>