Re: Couldn't get a free page

dave (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 21:03:21 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Jason Duerstock wrote:
> I notice this happens a lot with mke2fs and large drives.
> Usually, the system will un-hang once I make another process start or stop
> or do some memory de(allocation).

This same thing happened to me. I was mke2fs'ing a 2.1 gig partition of a
2.1 gig drive, and it would often hang (did it about three times in four
days, due to EXT-2 corruption). I was so convinced the system was hung
that I pressed ctrl-alt-delete, and all of the sudden the mke2fs started
again, until it was killed by the reboot.

Hope this is of some help... Could you also keep me advised of any