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Old 10-03-2006, 06:58 PM   #1
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fsck.ext3 help

After updating and restarting server I'm getting error message during boot-up after "Checking root filesystem" message that options -a -y are wrong and that I should use only one

/sbin/fsck.ext3 -a -y /dev/md0

and then I'm dumped into repair console.
I checked and nothing is wrong with my md0 but options that my old fsck during boot was using are not valid any more. I should probably use just -p instead of -a -y but I don't know where to change it.
Please help
Old 10-04-2006, 02:51 PM   #2
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This is the kind of thing that is very dependent on your distribution. I can say that my OpenSuSE v10.1 has a file named /etc/init.d/boot.rootfsck which is where the system startup checks the root partition. That file has a variable called ROOTFS_FSCK. This holds a command that has been created somewhere else. I don't know where it is created. That would almost certainly be where the -y and -a are put into the command.

That doesn't really answer your question but it is a place to start looking.


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