Freebsd filesystem ( hard reboot )
noc at hdk5.net
Thu Dec 6 17:05:05 PST 2007
Randy Ramsdell wrote:
> Vince wrote:
>> Randy Ramsdell wrote:
>>> We started using FreeBSD for some network monitoring, but have found
>>> that a hard reboot forces us to answer filesytem questions on boot. Is
>>> there a way to mount each filesystem without this? Or how can we use
>>> FreeBSD in a remote location without needing to intervene in
>>> situatutions like this?
>> This is unusual in my experience, part of the charm of FreeBSD for me is
>> how rarely I have had to interact with fsck thanks to the whole
>> background fsck thing. What version of FreeBSD are you using?
>> Assuming a 5.x or later since you say you've started to use FreeBSD.
> I am fairly sure it is v6.2
>> What is the value of background_fsck in /etc/rc.conf ?
> This isn't set. Was is supposed to be? So far, I have only installed
> applications we need. And everything seem fine except the reboot
> issue. This will be an offsite system so I do not want human
> intervention on boot for power outages or hard reboots.
>> You can also try setting fsck_y_enable="YES" in rc.conf (this will do
>> fsck -y if the initial preen fails.)
> I will use this. Do you mean by try, that this will work? I assume so.
> Thanks Vince!
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Questions on a FreeBSD reboot? Any boxes I have ever built can reboot
by themselves with no human intervention. BUT SEE BELOW:
This sounds like a BIOS settings issue on a box that has powered off.
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