On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 05:05:34PM -0500, J.D. Bronson wrote: > I did set this in /etc/rc.conf: > fsck_y_enable="YES" > > But I was wondering if this might be a good idea too: > (looking at the defaults) > > fsck_y_enable="NO" # Set to YES to do fsck -y if the initial preen > fails. > background_fsck="YES" # Attempt to run fsck in the background where > possible. > background_fsck_delay="60" # Time to wait (seconds) before starting the > fsck. > > ..might it not be prudent to set 'background_fsck="NO"' when running in > secure mode? > > Eventhough I shut down carefully, sometimes it still feels the need to run > fsck (even with soft updates)...but when running securelevel, is it > actually going to accomplish anything?
I think just setting background_fsck_delay=0 may allow bgfsck to work. Once fsck has opened the FS, I think it should keep it open and writes should work. I'm not 100% sure of that though. -- Brooks -- Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE. PGP fingerprint 655D 519C 26A7 82E7 2529 9BF0 5D8E 8BE9 F238 1AD4
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