Re: V 1.2 or V 2.0 panics and dumps cache

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 09:22:29 +0200

Mark Reynolds wrote:

> While e2fsck ing said drive, swap.state index file was found to
> be corrupted, which meant the cache on said drive was dumped entirely.
> (Is it possible to rebuild a missing swap.state with squid V2 ?)

Squid2 rebuilds swap.state if it is missing.

> 1. Check inodes aren't all used up "df -i"
> 2. Examine /var/log/messages for OS or hardware related errors
> 3. Take each cache drive off-line, unmount, and test with e2fsck
> 4. If no problems are found with e2fsck, do badblocks testing.
> (Read-only for non-destructive or write mode for destructive.)

In general this applies to all OS:es, not only Linux. The commands/paths
are different but the things to look for are the same.

Henrik Nordström
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Tue Oct 20 1998 - 01:58:39 MDT

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