On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 18:49:17 +0200 (CEST), Oliver Fromme <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Polytropon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 17:23:41 +0200, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > > > Increase kern.maxdsiz. > > > > It seems that I don't have kern.maxdsiz: > > > > # sysctl kern.maxdsiz > > sysctl: unknown oid 'kern.maxdsiz' > > > > Am I looking at the wrong place? Allthough I've been using > > FreeBSD since 4.0, it seems that I got a "little" stupid over > > the years... :-/ > > It's a loader tunable, so you must put it in /boot/loader.conf.
I put a value of ca. 1.5 GB into the loader's config file and that solved the problem. Thanks! > Best regards, and good luck with your recovery! Allthough fsck_ffs 5 does seem to be able to calloc() the needed memory, it fails with the same message as fsck_ffs 7: fsck_ffs: bad inode number 306176 to nextinode Don't know what to do next. I may gather all information I have, write al little "story" and bring this topic up here next week. Maybe someone has better ideas than me. > PS: Better make good backups next time. More precise: Better make _at least any_ backups. :-) More than 5 years without any (!) problem with FreeBSD and now this stupid problem... :-( -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"