Bug 694 - system init ignores /forcefsck
system init ignores /forcefsck
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 11
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-01-05 14:51 EST by magill
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-05 15:14:43 EST
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Description magill 1999-01-05 14:51:15 EST
'shutdown -F' touches /forcefsck in order to force an fsck
of all filesystems on reboot.  The init scripts should
notice this file and execute the fsck -- they do not.  It is
currently impossible to force an fsck of all filesystems at
boot time.  This functionality is insensive to the
filesystem type.  This functionality worked on a previous
version of
RedHat.

There is a reference to a /fsckoptions file in the init
scripts, but this file is almost useless as it passes its
options to all filesystems which is generally not
appropriate.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-01-05 15:14:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 11 ***

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