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RE: obsd: nothing but trouble on ...



On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Laurence Moore wrote:

> > I believe it was caused by my disk partitions not being aligned on
> > cylinder boundaries.
> > 
> 
> Hmmm, thats a thought. I had considered the possibility that perhaps /
> and/or /usr overlapped the swap partition hence causing corruption so I
> repartitioned swap to be one cylinder further away from its adjacent
> partitions, alas this didn't help.
> 
> Running "newfs -N" on my / & swap partitions doesn't reveal any problems
> however /usr does say that "288 sector(s) in the last cylinder
> unallocated"
> 
> The OS shouldn't spit the dummy because of this during normal operation,
> unless I have misunderstood your point. Apart from which it is the file
> system that is loosing out on some space.

just to mention it I also had a "XXX sectors in the last cylander
unallocated" message and the same freezing problems. perhaps there is
something to this. 

brian