running tunefs during boot???

Vallo Kallaste kalts at
Sat Jun 14 02:16:47 PDT 2003

On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 11:56:53AM -0400, Bill Moran
<wmoran at> wrote:

> >>For some strange reason, I would like to run `tunefs -n disable /` during 
> >>the
> >>bootup process, just before the file systems are mounted.
> >>How can I safely achieve this?
> >
> >You cannot access the tunefs binary if the / filesystem is not
> >mounted. You can use tunefs on the read-only mounted filesystem, for
> >this purpose check out man rc.early(8) and look into /etc/rc.
> Keep in mind that you only need to run 'tunefs -n disable /' once and it
> will stay that way until re-enabled.
> Why not just reboot to singl-user mode, issue the command while / is
> mounted read-only and reboot?

You can't if the system is remote, except using serial console.
Vallo Kallaste

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