[haiku-development] Re: checkfs

2009/6/4 Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>:
> On 2009-06-04 at 00:59:17 [+0200], David McPaul <dlmcpaul@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 2009/6/4 Urias McCullough <umccullough@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> > On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:41 PM, David McPaul <dlmcpaul@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> Yes, drive setup has never worked for me.  I can only format bfs
>> >> partitions using the build process.
>> >>
>> >> Does this work for anyone?  Or is there something special about my setup?
>> >
>> > I can usually initialize an existing partition as BFS with DriveSetup.
>> > You just select the partition in question, and usually the "Initialize
>> > as BFS" option (or whatever it's called) becomes available in the
>> > menu.
>> >
>> > However, I have seen this fail on some occasions, but I don't know
>> > offhand when that was, or what was causing it.
>> Always fails with the PrepareModifications call.  (Both drivesetup and
>> makefs)
>> PrepareModifications calls _CreateDelegates which fails.  I have not
>> tracked it further.
>> So I guess there is a delegate somewhere that fails to init.
> Yes, I believe the problem is that PrepareModifications() tries to create
> delegates for all partitions, which currently fails for known but unsupported
> FS types.

Ah, ok.  So either the 3 NTFS partitions or the blank one is causing it to fail.

So if there is no bug report for this I will raise it to trac.


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