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> 1. Give the password for root maintenance like it says, verify that
> exists. Does devfs use the same name or does devfsd need to make the
> It is quite some time since I used devfs(d) so I don't remember the
> nomenclature for md devices off the top of my head. Or perhaps some other
> devfs related problem?
> 2. Are the md partitions marked "autoraid" as partition type in the
> table ? If yes then the kernel can initialise the array, if not then you
> to use the mdadm tools to initialise the array at boot, that might be why
> mdadm init script is failing, because the config file is empty or invalid.
> 3. the failure of the mdadm script is causing the root fsck to fail for
> You might have checked some of these, I don't know that from reading your
> and I haven't read your original post just voicing the concerns I saw from
> your most recent post.
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I tracked it down to the script checkroot. The command fsck returns 8
(Operational error) while checking the file system (/dev/md0). I did an
ugly hack just to boot the machine. I hard coded (retval=0) just to start
the machine and it does. Now, how do I fix this issue of (fsck /dev/md0)
returning 8 as supposed to 0?
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