New user - small file server questions and quick GUI question

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at
Tue Dec 29 14:23:12 UTC 2009

On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 05:04:52PM -0600, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Kaya Saman <SamanKaya at> wrote:
> > Also if something goes wrong with the filesystem what are the tools to
> > check the drive and repair errors as in Linux I use e2fsck followed by
> > device ID.
> Example after a dirty shutdown:
>  fsck -y

FreeBSD 7 and up is able to do a lot of this on the background: fsck -yB

Adding the line 'fsck_y_enable="YES"' to /etc/rc.conf will run fsck -y
if the initial preen fails

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