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Date:      Sat, 9 Jan 2016 05:12:54 +0000 (UTC)
From:      Eleonora Marchioretti <eleonora.marchioretti@yahoo.com>
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Subject:   Install Unix on a laptop with Windows OS
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Hi
I would like to know if it is possible to install UNIX (not Linux) on a laptop that has already a Windows OS and if you have instructions to do it.Thank you in advance.
Best regardsEleonora
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Subject: Re: "fsck -y /" keeps saying "Disk is still dirty" no matter how many
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On 2016-01-08 5:44 PM, jd1008 wrote:
>
> On 01/08/2016 05:15 PM, Lars Eighner wrote:
>> On Fri, 8 Jan 2016, Yuri wrote:
>>
>>> As a result of the power outage I needed to run fsck on UFS disk
>>> with soft-updates.
>>>
>>> But every time the command 'fsck -y /' says that it corrected a lot
>>> of problems, but it still leaves the disk dirty. I ran it at least
>>> 15 times - same result.
>>
>> Most likely you have a bad sector on your disk. fsck cannot fix this.
>> When you write to the disk, hopefully the disk will mark the sector
>> bad, and basically hide it. Unfortunately, you cannot mount it to
>> write if it is dirty. You can only newfs it, which means goodbye to
>> everything since your last backup. After you newfs, you can restore
>> from your backup.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> What would be the way to proceed from here?
>>>
>>> (I ran fsck before, but it never happened that fsck keeps finding
>>> problems)
>>>
>>> Thank you,
>>> Yuri
> Can you boot from a live fbsd cdrom and run fsck
> on the boot drive?
> Add the option -f -v
> Assuming your boot partition and slice is |ada0s1a
> |fsck -v -f -y /dev/|ada0s1a 2>&1 | tee /tmp/fsck.out|
>
> Please provide the file /tmp/fsck.out by uploading it to some sharing
> website, and provide the url to it.
>
> Be sure the drive in question is not mounted.
>
>

It is possible that there are problems with the controller.

Can you take the drive and put it into a completely different host? 
(Ideally as a secondary drive so you can boot without having to mount
the drive)

-M




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