On Mon, November 26, 2007 15:03, Doug Poland wrote: > > On Mon, November 26, 2007 14:26, Doug Poland wrote: >> Hello, >> >> This morning my 7.0-BETA3 i386 system (Compaq nx7400) reset shortly >> after starting X11. I didn't think much of it and went to get a cup >> of coffee while the background fsck took care of the file systems. >> >> Unforunately, something's still broke. At first, when I tried to >> access the /var or /tmp filesystems, I received panics similar to: >> >> mode = 0100644, inum = 31127, fs = /tmp >> panic: ffs_valloc: dup alloc >> cpuid = 0 >> Uptime: 9s >> Physical memory: 3435 MB >> Dumping 101 MB:Aborting dump due to I/O error. >> status == 0x4, scsi status == 0x0 >> >> ** DUMP FAILED (ERROR 5) ** >> Automatic reboot in 15 seconds - press a key on the console to abort >> >> >> After doing some googling, it looked like my filesystems weren't >> really clean after several manual runs of fsck. So I disabled >> softupdates on /var and /tmp and ran fsck on those file systems >> again. After mounting them rw, I attempted to hit the filesystem >> again, this time getting a panic: >> >> panic: ffs_clusteralloc: map mismatch >> cpuid = 1 >> Uptime: 6m40s >> Physical memory: 3435 MB >> Dumping 149 MB:Aborting dump due to I/O error. >> status == 0x4, scsi status == 0x0 >> >> ** DUMP FAILED (ERROR 5) ** >> Automatic reboot in 15 seconds - press a key on the console to abort >> >> Is there a way to identify and fix these errors? I'm thinking a >> newfs of both /var and /tmp is in order. I don't really care >> about /tmp, and I've backed up /var using dump(8). My concern is >> if I restore /var on top of a newfs'd filesystem, I'll restore my >> broken files and have the same problem again. >> > Just a follow-up... Everytime I run a manual fsck on the problem > filesystems, it returns: > > <snip> > BLK(S) MISSING IN BITMAPS > SALVAGE? > <snip> > ***** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED ***** > > > So it would appear that fsck is unable to repair damage, is that > correct? > Well, having stumped all the experts, I decided to reinstall from 7.0-BETA3 CD-ROM. After a few minutes of writing to the disk after newfs, I got more panic: ffs_clusteralloc: map mismatch errors. Since the device I'm writing to is a 3-day old Maxtor OneTouch III external HD, I've decided it must be a hardware failure and am returing the drive.
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