On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 02:21:30PM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote: > In the last episode (Aug 17), Ceri Davies said: > > On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 02:58:03PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: > > > > Thursday, August 17, 2006, 6:55:08 PM, Ceri wrote: > > > > > I have a system on which /usr is slightly hosed, but not badly enough > > > > > for it to fail a preen fsck. > > > > > > > > > > I cannot easily get to single-user on this machine, so is there > > > > > a good way for me to dirty the filesystem just enough to force > > > > > "fsck -p" to fail (yanking power also difficult)? "umount -f > > > > > /usr; reboot" doesn't seem to work... > > > > > > Is 'fsck -f' not a possibility? > > > > No, because I can't unmount /usr. > > What kind of setup do you have where you can't get to single-user mode, > but you apparently want fsck -p to fail (which will put you in > single-user mode)?
fsck -p failing will drop back to fsck -y, which will fix the problem. Ceri -- That must be wonderful! I don't understand it at all. -- Moliere
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