Dan D Niles wrote: > I am trying to fsck a 6T filesystem on a server that crashed. I'm > running FreeBSD 6.2-p3. > > # fsck -t ufs -y /dev/da0 > fsck_ufs: cannot alloc 1993797728 bytes for inoinfo > > I also tried: > > # fsck -t ufs -f -p /dev/da0 > /dev/da0: UNKNOWN FILE TYPE I=11895232 > /dev/da0: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN fsck MANUALLY. > > > I built a custom kernel with MAXDSIZ and DFLDSIZ just under 3G, and got > the same results. It was at about 430M in use when it crashed, so the > total would be 2332 M which is less that the size allowed (reported by > limits). > > I found an old bug report from 2004 that is still open, but nothing has > been done. I also found an old article about someone (thinking about) > rewriting fsck to use disk instead of memory, but no follow-up. > > Has anyone found a solution to this? > > Any suggestions? > > HELP! > > Thanks, > > Dan
RAM...lots and lots of RAM. Start with about 8 gigs and give it a try. Thanks, Josh Paetzel _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"