[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > Hi, > I have been using FreeBSD 6.2 for a couple of months now with no major > snags. Until now. I did a portupgrade this morning and afterwards, > when I logged in as a user into Gnome, my desktop was missing most of > the programs (Accessories, System Tools, etc.). > I rebooted the machine and "that other" terminal screen came up > (Single User?) and I was prompted to "run fsck manually" so I did so. > Well, fsck gave up on me. I have no idea what happened or why. Can > anyone help me understand what is going on with my machine and any > possible actions I can take to resolve this? > > > Script started on Fri Nov 2 17:13:22 2007 > You have mail. > root# fscd[Kk > ** /dev/ad1s1a (NO WRITE) > ** Last Mounted on / > ** Root file system > ** Phase 1 - Check Blocks and Sizes > CANNOT READ BLK: 524544 > CONTINUE? [yn] y > THE FOLLOWING DISK SECTORS COULD NOT BE READ: 524544, > ** Phase 2 - Check Pathnames > ** Phase 3 - Check Connectivity > ** Phase 4 - Check Reference Counts > ** Phase 5 - Check Cyl groups > CANNOT READ BLK: 524544 > CONTINUE? [yn] y > THE FOLLOWING DISK SECTORS COULD NOT BE READ: 524544, > CG 2: BAD MAGIC NUMBER > FREE BLK COUNT(S) WRONG IN SUPERBLK > SALVAGE? no > SUMMARY INFORMATION BAD > SALVAGE? no > fsck: /dev/ad1s1a: Segmentation fault: 11 > kirkwood# exit > exit > Script done on Fri Nov 2 17:14:23 2007 > > Thank you in advance, > Larry > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > It seems your hard disk is actually giving up on you:
THE FOLLOWING DISK SECTORS COULD NOT BE READ: 524544, CANNOT READ BLK: 524544 Do you have any manufacturer utilities to run on the disk? This looks like a surface failure. Does it make any "weird" noise like trying to read the same area again and again? This is certainly a sign of disk failure _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"