Re: Filesys problems..

From: Oskar Pearson <>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 15:20:46 +0200


> On Sun, 19 Oct 1997, Robert Thomas wrote:
> >it..) and for no apparent reason, it's corrupting stuff. After a controlled
> >shutdown, (altho it wouldn't let me unmount it, even tho fuser said
> >nothing was using it) I ended up with 20 odd directories that had become
> >corrupted, and over 200 files in lost+found. I've replaced the ram, which
> sync;shutdown.
> or if you like, sync three times then shutdown. :)
> There's a problem if you have say 512M of RAM and a lot used for buffers
> and don't sync first - it looks like it times out writing the buffers to
> disk, or similar. I've seen it on Linux news servers, too. It tells you
> the FS is busy trying to unmount it.

I have had cases where squid hasn't died properly yet when trying
to unmount with linux... I changed my S00halt fileto include a 'sleep 120'

Received on Mon Oct 20 1997 - 06:41:10 MDT

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