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Date:      Fri, 8 Jan 2016 13:44:24 -0800
From:      Yuri <yuri@rawbw.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: "fsck -y /" keeps saying "Disk is still dirty" no matter how many times I run it
Message-ID:  <56902DB8.9080907@rawbw.com>
In-Reply-To: <20160108211722.71ab0408.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <569017FF.9060509@rawbw.com> <20160108211722.71ab0408.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On 01/08/2016 12:17, Polytropon wrote:
> This seems to indicate a massive file system defect. Using
> "fsck -fy /" enables fsck to use its full spectrum of repair
> (in comparison to -p "preen mode"). Check if_the same_  problems
> re-appear. In this case, they could not be fixed properly
> and the file system won't get the "clean" indicator.

I had to run 'fsck -fy' ~10 more times until the problem is gone.

First time that I saw such an extensive damage.

Thank you,
Yuri



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