Aram Khalili <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I'm having some trouble with FreeBSD on my T20 ThinkPad. There is a > problem with the hard disk that prevents me from booting into > multi-user mode. I'm not exactly sure what the problem is; fsck > reports many hundreds of errors on the /usr & /home partitions, claims > to fix those, but doesn't. If I run fsck back to back, the same errors > show up. When I reboot after fsck, it does attempt to boot (since > filesystems are marked clean) but panic, and fails to sync 1 buffer. > Not sure which one, but it's always 1 buffer. I'm also not entirely > sure what caused this problem to occur, but right before when it > occurred I was doing a massive portupgrade -rR of many things, and many > (but not all) of the disk problems seem to be in the /usr/ports tree.
Make sure you're running fsck with the partition unmounted (or at *least* read-only, but preferably not mounted at all). If repeated runs of fsck continue to get the same errors, then you have very serious problems indeed. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"