DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2006-06
Re: Unexpected soft update inconsistency
:> SIZE=512 MTIME=[date] COUNT 21 SHOULD BE 22
:> LINK COUNT INCREASING
:> UNEXPECTED SOFT UPDATE INCONSISTENCY
:> I tell it to correct the error and all seems fine until the
:> next 'write error' while trying to build firefox. The error
:> always occurs just after the message 'leaving directory <foo>'
:> so it's not entirely random the way an overheating CPU might
:> Any ideas how I can debug this?
:> Anyone else seeing the same thing?
:At least the "write errors" do I have, too, when building certain packages
:with bmake. When I do a "bmake install clean" again, bmake continues building
The 'write error' from the bmake is different from a disk write
error, which I think walt is getting. But a disk write error should
produce a console message (something in the dmesg output and on the
It might be possible to trace out the cause of the bmake write error
by ktraceing the build. Something like this:
ktrace -i -t cns bmake