Subject: Re: ^T for fsck
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Assar Westerlund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/05/2001 13:24:57
Michael Richardson <> writes:
>   Should it perhaps say "fsck" in front of every line? 
>   Consider connecting up to a serial console (e.g. no previous history my
> screen) and hitting ^T...

Since the kernel output for SIGINFO is not disabled it still says it's
fsck.  Typical output will look something like:

load: 0.42  cmd: fsck_ffs 29214 [physio] 0.03u 0.02s 0% 496k
/dev/rvnd0c: phase 1: cyl group 4 of 7 (57%)

>   Should they really go to stdout rather than stderr?

Since all other output from fsck goes to stdout, I think that's