5.4-STABLE corrupting fs on shutdown -p now?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue May 3 13:06:05 PDT 2005

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 01:39:23PM +0100, Steven Hartland wrote:
> So sounds like this does need a bit of looking at. The key thing is
> both reboot and halt always leave the machine FS in a good state
> where as shutdown -p doesnt so is there something that -p skips?
> Or is it simply the fact that it powers down?

If it's indeed dropping power on your disks before they're ready, that
would explain the difference.

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