[X4U] Journeling (long)

Stroller MacMonster at myrealbox.com
Thu Jul 8 02:50:09 PDT 2004

On Jul 8, 2004, at 5:01 am, Al Jones wrote:

> On the flip side of ³Randy¹s Coin², I HAVE a crash at least once a day 
> and
> sometimes more, crash being defined as total system lock up requiring 
> forced
> shutdown (but not getting the infamous multi-language dialog box). I 
> restart
> into terminal and fsck ­yf which always comes up with orphaned 
> indirect node
> and seven numbers, under multilinked files. there may be 1,2, or 3 
> indirect
> nodes listed.  Have done everything I can think of to correct this 
> problem
> including disk repair from SW CD, disk warrior, tech tool pro, hardware
> test, permission repair, ...
> These lock-ups are
> totally spontaneous and may occur regardless of what I am doing. The 
> only
> clue I have is that when the 2 F/W drives are connected to the 2 F/W 
> ports,
> the Mac does not see the 120, but it shows up fine on my lap top and I 
> can
> even boot up the laptop with it. The 60GB shows up fine, I have 
> switched
> ports, cables, etc to no avail.

I think you really need to run your Mac for a few days WITHOUT the 
firewire drives attached, if you think they're related to the issue. If 
the machine runs fine for a week without them, then you know where the 
problem lies.


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