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Date:      Fri, 6 Feb 2009 22:27:03 -0500
From:      Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
To:        Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
Cc:        Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: disk recovery problem(s)
Message-ID:  <18828.65415.583989.488704@jerusalem.litteratus.org>
In-Reply-To: <20090206202421.GA55683@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
References:  <18828.37913.857833.472632@jerusalem.litteratus.org> <20090206202421.GA55683@slackbox.xs4all.nl>

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Roland Smith writes:

>  > huff@>> fsck /dev/da3a
>  > ** /dev/da3a
>  > ** Last Mounted on /backup
>  > ** Phase 1 - Check Blocks and Sizes
>  > ** Phase 2 - Check Pathnames
>  > ROOT INODE UNALLOCATED
>  > ALLOCATE? [yn] 
>  > 
>  > 	a) what's probably happened?
>  
>  Error messages are explained in Appendix A of
>  /usr/share/doc/smm/03.fsck/paper.ascii.gz
>  
>  Unfortunately it says that this error "should never happen". :-/
>  
>  Answer y, and all directorys and files found in the root will
>  appear in lost+found, unless the attempt to allocate the root
>  inode fails..

	Thank you.
	That worked ... sort of.


				Robert Huff




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