Bug 694 - system init ignores /forcefsck
Summary: system init ignores /forcefsck
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 11
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: SysVinit
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-01-05 19:51 UTC by magill
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-01-05 20:14:43 UTC

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Description magill 1999-01-05 19:51:15 UTC
'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

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

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-01-05 20:14:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 11 ***

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