HELP: FreeBSD 5.2 crashing when doing fsck?

Dimitrios sehh at
Sun Feb 1 13:22:18 GMT 2004

On Sun, 1 Feb 2004 11:33:28 -0000 "William Cooper" <williamcooper at> wrote:

> That was a nice temp fix, rebooted the machine after the fsck and booted
> normally, no problems -- I even transferred a few large files over  FTP
> to see if anything would crash but it was fine. <40 minutes later, I
> found it crashed again, no error messages, no weird processes running :(

Are you using one of those IBM Deskstars (the IDE 'deathstars as we call them)
which die after a while? In the past several years Deskstars have had
a manufacturer defect and was one of the reasons why the whole ibm harddrive
department was dumped to hitachi.

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