OK I stand corrected...

softupdates "reduces" the possibility of having to fsck a filesystem....



On 8/5/06, Freminlins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

On 05/08/06, Martin Hepworth <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Softupdates removes the issue if havinh to fsck filesystems after and
> unclean umount.....

No it doesn't. Absolutely not.

After an unclean shutdown fsck runs in the background. And sometimes it
can't do that. Here's an example:

Jul 23 17:54:01 zoe fsck: /dev/amrd0s1g: CANNOT CREATE SNAPSHOT
/d1/.snap/fsck_snapshot: File too large
Jul 23 17:54:01 zoe fsck:
Jul 23 17:54:01 zoe fsck: /dev/amrd0s1g: UNEXPECTED INCONSISTENCY; RUN

The /etc/defaults/rc.conf file has a comment on this too:
background_fsck="YES"   # Attempt to run fsck in the background where


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