recovering from a power outage
jerrymc at msu.edu
Thu Feb 12 19:23:53 PST 2009
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 05:16:53PM -0800, prad wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Feb 2009 16:45:18 -0800
> David Newman <dnewman at networktest.com> wrote:
> > do I need to
> > boot into single-user mode, what filesystem(s) do I mount and how,
> > what switches if any do I use with fsck and so on.
> i thought it happens in the background anyway. i don't recall having to
> do anything other than listen to the drive whirring away - and we've
> had many power outages!
It does run in the background, but if you have time, it isn't a
bad idea to run it in single user before bring the whole system
back up in the circumstance of a catastrophic failure like a power
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