Originally Posted by megaspaz
will force fsck on next reboot.
Acording to man reboot
-n Donít sync before reboot or halt.
-w Donít actually reboot or halt but only write the wtmp record (in the /var/log/wtmp file).
-d Donít write the wtmp record. The -n flag implies -d.
-f Force halt or reboot, donít call shutdown(8).
-i Shut down all network interfaces just before halt or reboot.
-h Put all harddrives on the system in standby mode just before halt or poweroff.
-p When halting the system, do a poweroff. This is the default when halt is called as poweroff.
So, if I read that correctly, -f
just reboots simulating a power failure. And, yes, pulling the plug on you system and then restarting will
, but skipping the shutdown
processing seems just a little drastic
if you can get by with running a normal reboot.
It's your choice, Abe, but let us know how you make out.
, thanks for the reboot
suggestion -- I hadn't realized that reboot had