Matt Juszczak wrote:
I have a dedicated box with a hosting company. The power supply failed in
the box this morning, and the company replaced it and brought the box back
In my logs, I have:
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a
WARNING: / was not properly dismounted
WARNING: /home was not properly dismounted
WARNING: /tmp was not properly dismounted
WARNING: /usr was not properly dismounted
/usr: mount pending error: blocks 80 files 1
WARNING: /var was not properly dismounted
WARNING: /var/tmp was not properly dismounted
In my opinion, this calls for an fsck in single user mode. Unfortunately,
I don't have access to the box.
Is htis something I should have them do? It seems /usr is affected, and
the /var/log/messages shows a few other errors as well.
What's the best way to go about fixing this. Should I ask them to `fsck
-y` from console in single user mode since I can't be there to look at the
It all depends on the severity of the situation. Next boot may fix your
problem or it may not. It is a good idea to do it in single user mode
but if you don't have console/physical access to the box then maybe this
could help you:
Just add that into the /etc/rc.conf, reboot and wait awhile.
After the machine is up and running, fsck it and see if it throws any
Let us know how it goes.
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