Cutting the power without unmounting the filesystem
rd at tilde.se
Sun Jan 18 04:48:01 PST 2004
I was hoping on a solution that can work on 4.9.
Can you provide me with some problems that I might introduce?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gilad Rom" <gilad_bsd at romat.com>
To: "Rickard Dahlstrand" <rd at tilde.se>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: Cutting the power without unmounting the filesystem
> Rickard Dahlstrand wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a computer that will have it's power removed quite often. In
other word It will not unmount the file system. What kind of implications
does this have in the long term?
> > I have discovered that the start-up takes much longer because of having
to clean the file system. Is there a way to prevent this and what harm can
cutting the power have on the system?
> > I know of some installations that use read-only mounting. Is it possible
to mount / RO and /etc and /var RW? Will that speed up the boot process?
> > Best Regards, Rickard.
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> 5.2 has background fsck - I don't know if its going to fix all of the
> problems that cutting the power is going to introduce, but Its going
> to speed up your boot sequence for sure.
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