fsck errors on a running system that disappear in single-user mode

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Thu Mar 10 18:22:00 PST 2005

In the last episode (Mar 11), Anthony Atkielski said:
> I ran fsck on a running system (check only, no changes), and it turned
> up some inconsistencies.  So I rebooted into single-user mode and ran it
> again, but then everything checked out fine.  I presume this is because
> fsck is looking at filesystems that are changing right in front of its
> eyes on a running system, which leads to inconsistencies that really
> don't mean anything ... right?


	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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