On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 12:13:42PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: > On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 01:54:54PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > > > Guys, > > > > > > I think I've found the reason for the intermittent rashes. > > Part of /var is bad, and fsck cannot allocate inoinfo to repair > > the damage. > > > > At any rate, how do i as root, single user, cp -rp all of /var to > > elsewhere (/storage) and rmdir /var, them mkdir /var and copy > > everything back?? I've forgotten the cpio magic command. > > > > I'll do same while i'm at it with /usr/home -> home, if that is > > advisable. tao2 has been rebooting automatically in an infinite > > loop for about .5 hour. I managed to go single-user. Time to > > ask peoples' suggestions. > > On your system, is /var a separate filesystem (partition) or is > it just a directory? > > If it is a filesystem, then use dump(8). > If it is just a directory, use tar. > > ////jerry
Yeah, it wasn;t "cpio|tar" by (tar)|(tar) to copy everything, symlinks included. I moved /usr/home to /home, &c, but did *something* that blew away my Gnome greeting-app. .... gary -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"