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Improper fsck(1M) Usage can Lead to Bogus "unexpected free/allocated inode" Messages From UFS Filesystem (Doc ID 1009081.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 and later
All Platforms


Beginning with Solaris 8 kernel patch 108528-18 for SPARC(R) and 108529-18 for x86, a sanity check has been added in ufs module to check for inode inconsistency.
Due to improper fsck usage these messages get emitted into system console and /var/adm/messages file.

Without logging:

Troubleshooting Steps

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