Mac crashed while running port upgrade outdated

Frank Schima macsforever2000 at
Fri Mar 15 10:01:17 PDT 2013

On Mar 15, 2013, at 10:42 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:

> On Mar 15, 2013, at 08:07, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2013, at 9:38 PM, Sam Kuper wrote:
>>> (c) which additional step(s) I ought to take to ensure the integrity
>>> of the Macports installation and of the installed ports.
>> Not MacPorts-specific, but you should probably run Disk Utility to repair the consistency of your filesystem, although fsck_hfs might have been run already when you rebooted.
> Sure, that can't hurt. But your filesystem should remain consistent even through crashes assuming it is journaled, which Mac filesystems are by default as of OS X 10.3 Panther.

You are right in theory. But in reality, HFS+ Journaled must have bugs because it gets corrupted all the time. That's why I find that Disk Warrior is still frequently necessary to repair problems on the many computers that I manage. I was very bummed when I heard Apple scrapped XFS. 


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