Unable to mount hammer file system Undo failed

elekktretterr at exemail.com.au elekktretterr at exemail.com.au
Fri Jul 20 05:08:25 PDT 2012

> I am NOT talking about background fsck which is implemented in FreeBSD and
> i turn this off.
> I am talking about just not doing fsck of every filesystem after crash.
> And doing it within same day but when pause is not a problem.
> This is legitimate method with UFS+softupdates.

Then explain this: Every now and then when the OS crashed it would leave
truncated files that wouldn't be recovered until fsck ran.

Background fsck is another abomination. I remember once I had a truncated
file that got written to before fsck repaired it and it caused data loss
on that file.

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