On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 17:36:32 +0200 Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net> wrote:
> On Tuesday 31 March 2009 14:24:11 RW wrote: > > On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 08:15:54 +0200 > > > > Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net> wrote: somebody please point me in the right direction ? > > > > > > fsck -p is done by default (meaning, filesystems are not fully > > > scanned if they are marked clean). If pruning fails, > > > background_fsck is checked, which will work on UFS systems with > > > soft updates, but is not recommended by many as it may leave some > > > errors unchecked. > > > > I don't think that's quite right, fsck -p is only done if > > background_fsck=NO, otherwise an fsck -pF is done instead. The > > latter does an fsck -p on filesystems that aren't eligible for > > background checking - usually root and any none UFS filesystems. > > As far as I can tell, -F -p skips clean disks (-p) and defers to > background when possible, though the manpage doesn't exclude your or > my theory. ENOTIME to check the source. I wouldn't dispute that clean filesytems are skipped, it's just that you seemed to be implying that every filesystem gets a foreground fsck -p. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"