Subject: Re: Clean bit bits
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 01/12/1996 14:14:53
[leave disk dirty if it was opened for writing]
>> But the main question I have about this is: how does fsck get
>> exempted from this? It opens the device for writing, after all.
> securelevel < 0 when fsck runs in /etc/rc.
(I think it's ==0, but the difference doesn't matter for the moment.)
So I take it then that your proposal is that opens for writing when
securelevel<1 don't count?
So after the machine comes up multi-user, I log in as root, fsck a
filesystem, mount it, then when I unmount it it stays dirty?
And how does this interact with removable media (and vnds, which amount
to the same thing, where the "media change" is reconfiguration of the