buildworld, buildkernel, installkernel, shutdow now, fsck -p -- NO WRITE ACCESS

, email at
Tue Aug 5 07:03:49 UTC 2008

Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Aug 2008 18:37:28 -0400, email <email at> wrote:
>> I thank you.  In addition, I am quite sure the command we are referred 
>> to in "23.4.5 Drop to Single User Mode" is in fact 'shutdown now' and 
>> not 'shutdown -r now'.  
> While "shutdown now" puts you into SUM at once, not unmounting
> anything, "shutdown -r now" reboots the system and it's up to
> you to enter SUM via kernel interruption and "boot -s", and in
> this state, nothing is mounted.
Hi, thanks for your reply.  I wasn't discussing the difference between 
'shutdown now' and 'shutdown -r now'; my concern was it appears that the 
fbsd handbook section I was reading, with regards to "REBUILDING WORLD", 
instructed the reader to do a 'shutdown now' instead of a proper 
'shutdown -r now', which in turn caused me grief when attempting to run 
'fsck -p'.

Once again I thank you for your reply.

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