Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Drew Jenkins
/etc/fstab says ufs. Is there a better way to check if its ufs2? Drew2 Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 16, 2007, at 7:34 PM, Drew Jenkins wrote: How large is large? Why filesystem are you using with what options?The MySQL database was just under a gigabyte, and the Zope

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Sat, Mar 17, 2007 at 01:39:17AM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote: 23Hi; Is it possible to rebuild an OS without reformatting the hard drive? I have FBSD6.2, so I can't upgrade. upgrade to what? of course it's is possible to do this with any version. Probably he means he is at the

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Garrett Cooper
Drew Jenkins wrote: /etc/fstab says ufs. Is there a better way to check if its ufs2? Drew2 Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 16, 2007, at 7:34 PM, Drew Jenkins wrote: How large is large? Why filesystem are you using with what options?The MySQL database was just under a

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Drew Jenkins
I go to run /usr/sbin/sysinstall. It brings up a little GUI and asks me to select. I selected post-installation configuration, and it sent me back to a prompt! So I tried again, selecting the recommended configuration to start over again, and it again sent me back to a prompt! Besides, this is

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Ray
On Saturday 17 March 2007 4:14 pm, Drew Jenkins wrote: I go to run /usr/sbin/sysinstall. It brings up a little GUI and asks me to select. I selected post-installation configuration, and it sent me back to a prompt! So I tried again, selecting the recommended configuration to start over again,

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Garrett Cooper
Drew Jenkins wrote: I go to run /usr/sbin/sysinstall. It brings up a little GUI and asks me to select. I selected post-installation configuration, and it sent me back to a prompt! So I tried again, selecting the recommended configuration to start over again, and it again sent me back to a

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-17 Thread Ian Smith
On Sat, 17 Mar 2007 13:09:12 -0700 Garrett Cooper wrote: Drew Jenkins wrote: /etc/fstab says ufs. Is there a better way to check if its ufs2? Drew2 Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 16, 2007, at 7:34 PM, Drew Jenkins wrote: How large is large? Why filesystem

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Christian Walther
On 16/03/07, Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 23Hi; Is it possible to rebuild an OS without reformatting the hard drive? I have FBSD6.2, so I can't upgrade. What are you trying to do? You could always go to /usr/src and do a make buildworld, which would rebuild the entire FreeBSD

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
to reinstalling Windoze on top of an existing installation, right? TIA, Drew - Original Message From: Christian Walther [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 6:45:40 AM Subject: Re: Corrupted OS On 16/03/07

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Roger Olofsson
Hello Drew, The procedure is described in the handbook chapter 21. May I suggest that you look at: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cutting-edge.html In your case, if you don't want to upgrade your source code, you could probably skip to chapter 21.4 and also skip

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
How do I know the kernel has not become corrupted? Actually, as I think about it, I should probably rebuild the kernel anyway to work with packet filters. Here are my notes from the last time I updated: /usr/src/UPDATING and /usr/src/Makefile? I'm not sure what I mean by the above, but should

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Kevin Kinsey
Drew Jenkins wrote: How do I know the kernel has not become corrupted? Actually, as I think about it, I should probably rebuild the kernel anyway to work with packet filters. Here are my notes from the last time I updated: /usr/src/UPDATING and /usr/src/Makefile? I'm not sure what I mean

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
2Kevin Kinsey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: synch your source to 6.2 How? And is this necessary since it's already at 6.2? The command below, cvsup -g -L 2 supfile. Assuming, of course, that the supfile is valid. Is it necessary? Depends; if you're convinced that something is wrong

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread RW
On Fri, 16 Mar 2007 07:16:33 -0700 (PDT) Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, it never hurts to get up to date on security, does it? Where do I find this cutting edge? It's a badly named chapter in the handbook, but the process for following a security branch is the same as tracking a

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Garrett Cooper
Christian Walther wrote: On 16/03/07, Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 23Hi; Is it possible to rebuild an OS without reformatting the hard drive? I have FBSD6.2, so I can't upgrade. What are you trying to do? You could always go to /usr/src and do a make buildworld, which would rebuild

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
Thanks :) - Original Message From: RW [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 10:31:53 AM Subject: Re: Corrupted OS On Fri, 16 Mar 2007 07:16:33 -0700 (PDT) Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, it never hurts to get up to date

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
in my last email ;) TIA, Drew - Original Message From: Garrett Cooper [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 10:43:38 AM Subject: Re: Corrupted OS Christian Walther wrote: On 16/03/07, Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 23Hi; Is it possible

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 05:09:15PM +0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: 23Hi; Is it possible to rebuild an OS without reformatting the hard drive? I have FBSD6.2, so I can't upgrade. I am not sure just what you are trying to avoid. First of all, strictly speaking, when installing FreeBSD you never

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:16:33AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: 2Kevin Kinsey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: synch your source to 6.2 How? And is this necessary since it's already at 6.2? The command below, cvsup -g -L 2 supfile. Assuming, of course, that the supfile is valid. Is it

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
Message From: Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Drew Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 11:17:55 AM Subject: Re: Corrupted OS On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 05:09:15PM +0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: 23Hi; Is it possible to rebuild an OS without

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:16:33AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: 2Kevin Kinsey wrote: synch your source to 6.2 How? And is this necessary since it's already at 6.2? The command below, cvsup -g -L 2 supfile. Assuming, of course, that the

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
How do I access it (through SSH) if it's unmounted? Drew2 Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 09:11:58AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:16:33AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: 2Kevin Kinsey wrote: synch your

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 09:12:02AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:16:33AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: 2Kevin Kinsey wrote: synch your source to 6.2 How? And is this necessary since it's already at 6.2? The

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread youshi10
On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Drew Jenkins wrote: How do I access it (through SSH) if it's unmounted? Drew2 Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 09:11:58AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:16:33AM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote:

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
I believe you misunderstand. I have 3 disks: 2 are SCSI RAID and are 80 GB each 1 is not and is 500 GB I don't actually need the 500 GB now. I haven't even used up the 80 GB HD's. So I can wipe the 500 GB clean. I don't have to keep data on it at all. But...can I do that remotely, and run those

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread youshi10
On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Drew Jenkins wrote: I believe you misunderstand. I have 3 disks: 2 are SCSI RAID and are 80 GB each 1 is not and is 500 GB I don't actually need the 500 GB now. I haven't even used up the 80 GB HD's. So I can wipe the 500 GB clean. I don't have to keep data on it at all.

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 01:33:42PM -0700, Drew Jenkins wrote: I believe you misunderstand. I have 3 disks: 2 are SCSI RAID and are 80 GB each 1 is not and is 500 GB I don't actually need the 500 GB now. I haven't even used up the 80 GB HD's. So I can wipe the 500 GB clean. I don't have to

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
Thanks! That's great! Here's why the OS is corrupt: 1) Suddenly, large data files which were on the 500 GB HD were wiped. I hadn't been working in anything associated with them for some time before that. They just disappeared. This is exactly what happened before on the old server, but then I

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread youshi10
On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Drew Jenkins wrote: Thanks! That's great! Here's why the OS is corrupt: 1) Suddenly, large data files which were on the 500 GB HD were wiped. I hadn't been working in anything associated with them for some time before that. They just disappeared. This is exactly what

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Wojciech Puchar
23Hi; Is it possible to rebuild an OS without reformatting the hard drive? I have FBSD6.2, so I can't upgrade. upgrade to what? of course it's is possible to do this with any version. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
How large is large? Why filesystem are you using with what options?The MySQL database was just under a gigabyte, and the Zope Data.fs file/database was somewhere under 2 gigabytes. Options? No options. I had symlinks from where these dbases were supposed to live on the SCSI drives to the 500 GB

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Drew Jenkins
2How large is large? Why filesystem are you using with what options?The MySQL database was just under a gigabyte, and the Zope Data.fs file/database was somewhere under 2 gigabytes. Options? No options. I had symlinks from where these dbases were supposed to live on the SCSI drives to the 500

Re: Corrupted OS

2007-03-16 Thread Garrett Cooper
On Mar 16, 2007, at 7:34 PM, Drew Jenkins wrote: How large is large? Why filesystem are you using with what options?The MySQL database was just under a gigabyte, and the Zope Data.fs file/database was somewhere under 2 gigabytes. Options? No options. I had symlinks from where these dbases