Defer Checking on USB Drive

Mel fbsd.questions at
Mon Apr 14 20:12:56 UTC 2008

On Monday 14 April 2008 21:45:32 Andy Christianson wrote:

> Is there a way to have the file system
> check for the partition that resides on the USB drive follow this same
> behavior?

man tunefs, specifically, it needs to be ufs2 partitioned. Good telltale if it 
is ufs2 is the precense of a .snap directory in the root of the partition.
fsck uses this to make a snapshot of the partition so that it can defer the 
And yes, could be your pass flag in fstab is set to 1, rather then 2.

Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.

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