On Wednesday 26 July 2006 02:03, Dan Nelson wrote: > In the last episode (Jul 25), Michael P. Soulier said: > > A while ago there was a power failure in my house, long enough to > > wear down the UPS. I had to power-on my server when I got home > > (crappy bios), and I noticed after I logged-in that fsck was running > > non-interactively in the background. > > > > Question: If it finds problems that require administrator > > intervention, how does it tell me if it's running in the background? > > It logs an error to syslog, and the next time you reboot it forces a > foreground check so it can prompt you for instructions.
Although to the best of my knowledge, I've never actually seen that happen. What I see is usually the background check works, occasionally the preliminary fsck -F will fail. IIRC that leaves me in single user mode, with instructions to fsck the partition manually. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"