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Date:      Wed, 10 Sep 2008 15:23:22 +0200
From:      Ivan Voras <>
Subject:   Re: How to FSCK GEOM GELI image
Message-ID:  <ga8ho1$748$>
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Michael Jung wrote:
> FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE-p2 #15
> I've been using the image for some time and was well until a UPS
> failure.
> Here is the script I use to mount the encrypted file image
> ++++++++++++
> mdconfig -a -t vnode -f /home/staff/mikej/image md0
> geli attach -k /etc/gli/image.key /dev/md0c

Try fsck after this step, before you mount it:

fsck /dev/md0c.eli

> mount /dev/md0c.eli /private
> ++++++++++++
> It fails to mount and I see this is dmesg
> GEOM_ELI: Device md0c.eli created.
> GEOM_ELI: Encryption: AES-CBC 128
> GEOM_ELI:     Crypto: software
> WARNING: R/W mount of /private denied.  Filesystem is not clean - run
> fsck

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