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Re: svn 1.1.x r10409: FAIL (i386-unknown-freebsdelf5.0 shared)

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-07-28 23:46:37 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> --On Tuesday, July 27, 2004 12:00 AM +0200 "Branko ?ibej"
> <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
>> It truly is FreeBSD 5.0, but this only started happening a short
>> while ago.
>> I don't suppose FreeBSD has timed failure built in? .-)
> I wouldn't trust FreeBSD 5.0 very much. This seems like a ufs bug -
> which was completely rewritten in the 5.x series (with ufs2) - 5.0 was
> the first release to include it - I know they had some bugs in the ufs
> layer that were subsequently fixed. Very possible that this is one of
> them.
> Yes, it could be hardware, but my initial guess is an OS bug. -- justin

I ran fsck manually on that volume and it found a bunch of orphaned
files and dirs, all of them from the test runs. I suspect those could be
the result of recent power outages due to thunderstorms (three times in
two days this week alone, several more times in the last month -- yuck).
We'll see what happens; first complete run already succeeded, so it
looks good. I did download the 5.2.1 install CD and will probably
upgrade in due time, if the problems persist. I'll definitely not buy a
UPS for that cruddy box. :-)

Note that none of this affected by firewall box (Debian with Reiserfs),
or the Linux test box (Debian with XFS on S/W RAID 0), or my working box
(WinXP with NTFS on H/W RAID 5, hehe, so it's really no contest). :-)

(No, I don't have all of those under my desk, the Linux test box is
somewhere else)

-- Brane

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