Subject: Re: Help with root file system corruption
To: Duncan McEwan <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/10/1994 20:46:52
>'-p' from /etc/rc, this will cause a "reboot" rather than "reboot -n".

>So, is it no longer necessary to do the reboot with no sync in the event of
>fixing a mounted root, or is it just not needed when using the '-p' option,
>perhaps because of the limited range of errors that '-p' is able to correct?

It's not the -p option that is important here I believe.  At the time fsck
runs in /etc/rc, no partitions are mounted read/write, so sync/no sync
shouldn't matter one bit.


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