Re: Filesystem problems

From: Andy Valencia <>
Date: Sat Jan 01 2005 - 12:33:53 PST

greg scott <> wrote:
> i say ZZ appears to hang, but actually i dont know how to escape back
> to cmdline. so what is the equivalent of vi :q! ? since ZZ "hangs", i
> wanted to try quitting without writing, but didnt know how.

Zx exits without writing the block (I know, I need to add that to the doc).
You can now sidestep the editor entirely; just 20000 block update, and then
see if "sync" hangs. We're then looking at the question of whether
something's hosed in the IDE controller, or just the block buffer code.

Received on 1 Jan 2005 20:33:53 GMT

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