[CentOS] Calling All FS Fanatics

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Wed Oct 4 03:56:00 UTC 2006

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 22:27, Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> Steve Bergman wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 11:14 +0800, Feizhou wrote:
>>>>> I Imagine he holds the 'Y' key down, too, or has a patch to do it for
>>>>> him..
>>>> nah, fsck -y
>>> No.  That still bails you out and asks you to run it without -a or -y.
>>> You can, however, put a matchstick between the 'Y' and the 'T' in such a
>>> way that you can fix dinner while it's running. ;-)
>> I just ran 'fsck -fvy' with no complaints.
> That works if there is not much damage.  If the machine was
> busy when it crashed there's a fair chance that it will
> refuse to run with the -y, which is no fun when you really
> need the machine to restart itself when power is restored.

How serious a level of damage before it refuses -y?

I cannot remember any time that I have not been able to do -y and there 
have been times when I saw a huge amount of errors being automatically 

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