[haiku-development] Re: checkfs

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.

CU, Ingo

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