[PC-BSD Testing] Error message while booting

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Tue Mar 10 14:04:30 PST 2009


Thanks for the advice. I may try that and also zfs and see if they  
have a problem. It is a fairly new drive and as I mentioned Spinrite  
gives it a clean bill of health.


On Mar 10, 2009, at 1:14 PM, A.Yerenkow wrote:

> On 10.03.2009 21:58, Bill Leeper wrote:
>> I had not thought about that, but yes, I installed with the  
>> lournalled
>> FS... So that would make a difference here? I am not particularly up
>> to date on file systems.   :-)
>>
>>
> Well, I had same issue with my Flash drive, which I've tested many,  
> many
> times and different softes :)
> My flash seems good, but journalled FS had same complaints too, like  
> yours.
> All 2 my installs on this flash with UFS+J ended up with broken
> filesystem and pc-bsd became not bootable;
> So, I'd recommend to you make at least system partition simple UFS,
> maybe even without softupdates.
>
>
>> On Mar 10, 2009, at 12:29 PM, A.Yerenkow wrote:
>>
>>
>>> On 10.03.2009 21:10, Bill Leeper wrote:
>>>
>>>> Kris, I am getting a strange error message when booting. I have
>>>> checked dmesg and it is happening after that log stops recording.  
>>>> It
>>>> says "The following disk sectors can not be read" and then lists  
>>>> four
>>>> or five sectors. These sectors are near the end of a 400GB drive  
>>>> and
>>>> have no data on them. I don't know if you are familiar with a  
>>>> program
>>>> called Spinrite, but running it on the section of the drive
>>>> containing
>>>> these sectors comes up with no problems on the disk. If Spinrite  
>>>> says
>>>> the sectors are good then I would bet the farm that they are good.
>>>>
>>>> The system does boot just fine and I had noticed the message  
>>>> earlier
>>>> but did not have time to check it out.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Is FS journalled?
>>>
>>>
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