Wilfully dirtying a filesystem
cswiger at mac.com
Thu Aug 17 17:09:26 UTC 2006
On Aug 17, 2006, at 9:55 AM, Ceri Davies wrote:
> I cannot easily get to single-user on this machine, so is there a good
> way for me to dirty the filesystem just enough to force "fsck -p" to
> fail (yanking power also difficult)? "umount -f /usr; reboot" doesn't
> seem to work...
Edit a file on /usr and leave the editor session going to make sure
you've got an open file on that filesystem, then do a "reboot -nq"
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